Murat Aslan
Resource Scarcity and Digital Transformation: De-securitization Upon the Discredited State vs. Idle Networks
İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Turkey

Faculty Member of İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University
(Security, Defense, Intelligence Procedures and Technologies)

He graduated from War College on the field of Management in 1991. He assumed varying tasks and appointments in Turkish Armed Forces (TAF). He graduated from Master’s (2010) and Ph.D. programs (2017) in the International Relations Department of the Middle Eastern Technical University. He scrutinized the Chinese soft power practices through cultural diffusion efforts and African policy for master’s degree. His Ph. D. research was about intelligence and propaganda efforts in peace-oriented undertakings of which was based on the UN and NATO practices in Bosnia and Afghanistan.

His studies are largely on the security and defence studies, the conceptualization of power, intelligence and propaganda practices. He had been commissioned to Iraq, Afghanistan and Bosnia that had facilitated the comparison of theory and practice when he was in Service. The major region he has been interested is the Middle East though; he had monitored wider Afghanistan, Balkans, the USA and China as the secondary academic effort. He prioritizes area studies be integrated to portray how they interact whit other and relevance to global politics. He is currently a faculty member of Hasan Kalyoncu University and Researcher in Security Studies Directorate of SETA Foundation.