Halil M. Karaveli

Senior Research Fellow; Managing Editor, Turkey Analyst



Halil M. Karaveli is a Senior Fellow at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center, where he heads the Turkey Initiative, and is Editor of the biweekly Turkey Analyst.

From 1991 to 2007, Mr. Karaveli served as an editorial writer at the Swedish daily Östgöta Correspondenten. Karaveli's recent research has been focused on the historical legacy of Turkish state tradition, secularism, on Turkey’s Kurdish issue and on Turkish foreign policy in the Middle East. His articles have been published in the New York TimesForeign AffairsThe National Interest, the Jerusalem Post and Europe’s World.


Selected Publications

Halil Karaveli, "Kobani and the future of Turkish Democracy," Foreign Affairs, 8 October 2014.

Halil Karaveli and Michael Tanchum, "Pakistan's Lessons for Turkey,The New York Times, 5 October 2014.

Halil M. Karaveli, "Erdogan's Achilles Heel: Why the Prime Minister will Win the Election, but Lose the Economy", Foreign Affairs, August 8, 2014.

Blaise Misztal, Halil Karaveli, and Svante Cornell, "Foreign Policy Reset Unlikely Under President Erdogan", The American Interest, August 7, 2014.

Halil M. Karaveli, Reconciling Statism with Freedom: Turkey's Kurdish Opening, Silk Road Paper, October 2010. 


Publications in Silkroad Database