About Mehmet Emin Cengiz

Mehmet Emin Cengiz is a Research Fellow at Al Sharq Strategic Research. He received his B.A. in the Sociology Department from Ege University in 2016. During his B.A. he attended the Erasmus+ Program and studied at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf as an international exchange student in Germany. Cengiz received his master’s degree from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Middle East at Marmara University in 2020. His pieces regarding the Syrian war and non-state armed actors have appeared in national and international media outlets and think tanks. His research interests are: Syrian Conflict, Non-State Armed Actors, Turkish Foreign Policy, Volunteer Foreign Fighters, Regional Kurdish Politics, and Political Islam.
26 Aug, 2019

Turkish-US Deal on the Safe Zone: A Multi-Sided Opportunity in Syria

Mehmet Emin Cengiz | 26 August 2019 | TR

After months of deadlock, Turkey and the US have finally reached an agreement on the establishment of a safe zone in Northern Syria, an issue which has been on the agenda of the Turkish [...]

Turkish-US Deal on the Safe Zone: A Multi-Sided Opportunity in Syria2020-08-09T14:38:13+03:00
9 Apr, 2019

The Phenomenon of YPG Transnational Fighters in Syria

Sinan Hatahet Mehmet Emin Cengiz Bedir Mulla Rashid | 09 April 2019 | TR | AR

Even though foreign fighters are an age-old phenomenon, they have once again come to the fore with the outbreak of the war in Syria. The battlefield has attracted thousands of foreign volunteers who have joined
The Phenomenon of YPG Transnational Fighters in Syria2020-08-15T11:31:46+03:00
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