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Amanda Paul
Senior Policy Analyst

Amanda Paul is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Europe in the World Programme at the EPC. She has well-established expertise on issues related to Turkish foreign and domestic policy, Ukraine, security and conflict resolution in the Black Sea region, Russian foreign policy in the former Soviet space and EU foreign policy in its Eastern neighbourhood. Amanda also developed and leads EPC’s work on counter-terrorism and violent extremism. She is also Senior Associate Research Fellow at the International Centre for Policy Studies in Kyiv, Ukraine, where she contributes to research and events related to Ukraine and the broader region. She is also a Senior Advisor on issues related to the Eurasia region for Stober, Poltavets and Associates. For some ten years she was a columnist in the Turkish media covering issues related to Turkey and the broader region. Prior to joining the EPC, Amanda worked at the Centre for European Policy Studies, the European Commission and Türk Henkel in Istanbul, Turkey. She has published widely on her areas of expertise in numerous external publications, including academic journals and in the media. She has an MA in International Relations

PROGRAMME

Europe in the World

PROJECTs

Ukraine Forum, The Crime-Terror Nexus, Security and Conflict Resolution in the South Caucasus, The Challenge of Jihadist Radicalisation

Areas of expertise

Turkish foreign and domestic policy; Security and conflict resolution in the Black Sea/Eurasia region, Russian foreign policy in the former Soviet space and Middle East, EU foreign policy in its Eastern neighbourhood, counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism

Current positions

Education

Masters in International Relations, University of Staffordshire

Languages

English, Turkish, French, Russian

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Publications

Russia / COMMENTARY
The Russia-Africa Summit: The next stage in the Kremlin’s Africa charm offensive
By Amanda Paul , Ivano di Carlo - 17/10/2019
Ukraine / COMMENTARY
Zelenskiy in charge – When reality goes beyond fiction
By Amanda Paul , Svitlana Kobzar - 24/04/2019
Turkey / COMMENTARY
Turkey’s municipal elections: A new chance for democracy?
By Amanda Paul , Demir Murat Seyrek - 12/03/2019


Contributions

China / QUOTE
The US to cut its contribution to NATO's collective budget and NATO approach to China
Amanda Paul was quoted in these Chinese newspapers on the US to cut its contribution to NATO's collective budget and NATO approach to China

Read here and here  (in Chinese)


02 December 2019 - ,
Terrorism & radicalisation / CONFERENCE
Radicalisation and the Spread of Violent Conference

 Amanda Paul spoke on the Crime-Terror nexus at a conference on Radicalisation and the Spread of Violent Conferences organised in Den Haag by Links and European Eye on Radicalisation



28 November 2019 - ,
European Eye on Radicalisation
Ukraine / QUOTE
The jury is out on Ukraine’s new leaders
Amanda Paul was quoted in an analysis about "The jury is out on Ukraine's new leaders"

Read the analysis here


28 November 2019 - ,


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