Burak Bekdil


Burak Bekdil has been a political columnist at Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey) for more than 20 years, and he has also covered defense and security issues in the region for the US weekly Defense News since 1997. Formerly a Dow Jones Newswires and CNBC television bureau chief in Ankara, his comments, quotes and articles have been published in the international media including The Economist, BBC, The Guardian, Reuters, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Al Jazeeera, Haaretz, The Jerusalem Post, Toronto Star, Financial Times, Der Spiegel, Die Stern, Le Figaro, ABC, El Pais and Courier International.