Elif Beyza Karaalioglu

Elif Beyza Karaalioğlu is a Turkish analyst and researcher. She completed an MA in Conflict, Security and Development in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Prior to this, she received a BA in Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Şehir University, Turkey. Her main areas of research include Turkish politics and foreign policy, international affairs and security, and disarmament and nonproliferation of WMDs.

The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

October 19, 2020

The future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — the Iran nuclear deal — is uncertain. In the absence of US leadership, representatives of the United Kingdom, Germany, France, China, Russia and Iran met on September 1 in Vienna to discuss the accord. The deal, which imposes limitations...

Turkey-US Rift Over S-400 Could Escalate

July 24, 2019

On July 12, Turkey announced that the first shipment of the Russian-supplied S-400 missile defense system arrived at the Mürted air base. The US Department of Defense responded by removing Turkey from its F-35 fighter jets program, on the grounds that it “cannot coexist” with Russian equipment. The deal has...