Mert Aslan is a Turkish-American journalist and writer who has written for publications such as Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, and New York Times. His work has focused on topics such as Turkish politics, identity and culture, as well as international affairs. Aslan has been featured on BBC World, NPR and other media outlets, as well as in publications such as Foreign Policy and The Atlantic. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University. Aslan has also served as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program, and is the author of the book, "The Rise of the Turks: From the Seljuks to the Ottomans." 1. "Mert Aslan: "I Don't Fear Anything": Al Jazeera 2. "Mert Aslan: The Changing Face of Turkey": BBC World 3. "Mert Aslan on the Political Divide in Turkey": NPR 4. "Mert Aslan's New Book on the Rise of the Turks": The Atlantic 5. "Mert Aslan: How the Ottomans Formed the Modern Middle East": Foreign Policy 6.