Associate Research Fellow, Türkiye and Middle East Program

Research Interests:

  • Middle East politics with a particular focus on Syria and Irak
  • Regionalism and Regional Order in the Arab World
  • Political Islam and radical movements
  • Turkish history and politics


Galip Dalay is an Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's Türkiye and Middle East Program. He works as a Research Director at Al Sharq Forum and non-resident fellow at Brookings Institution, Doha Centre.

Galip Dalay previously worked as a visiting fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin, guest scholar at Institute for Human Science (IWM) in Vienna, and as a political researcher at SETA Foundation in Ankara. He was book review editor of quarterly magazine Insight Turkey from 2013 till 2016. He is a regular contributor to German Marshall Fund’s "On Turkey" policy brief series.

Domaines d'expertise
Moyen Orient / Maghreb