• Geopolitics and technology
  • Artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies in foreign and security policy
  • International cyberspace policy
  • Hybrid warfare
  • NATO


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Kaan Sahin joined DGAP as Research Fellow for Technology and Foreign Policy in April 2019.

He previously worked with Deloitte as a consultant for Cyber Risk and Public Sector. Prior to that, he was Fellow of the Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs, specializing on strategies to combat hybrid threats. In this capacity, he was based with the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), with the Special Representative of the OSCE for the Southern Caucasus, with Carnegie Europe, and with the Strategic Analysis Capability Section at NATO Headquarters.

He studied political sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen and international politics and peace research at the University of Tübingen, the University of Connecticut and Koç University in Istanbul.

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