Ali Aslan

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Alma materBoston University, Georgetown University, Columbia University
Member ofAtlantik-Brücke, German Marshall Fund
Interests • transatlantic spooky organizations
• media
journalist, influencer

Ali Aslan is a German journalist.


Ali Aslan was born in Turkey and grew up in Germany (Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg). He completed a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations at Boston University and Georgetown University in the United States.


Aslan began his career with an internship at CNN in Washington D.C. and then worked as a reporter and editor for ABC News in New York. He then completed a master's degree in political science and journalism at Columbia University. As a foreign correspondent for Channel NewsAsia, he then reported from Istanbul, Barcelona and Berlin.

In 2006, he worked a a political and media advisor for the German federal government, among other places in the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

He hosted a talk show for Deutsche Welle TV. Until 2018 Aslan was a moderator of a talk show on Bild Online (Axel Springer Publishing House).

Aslan regularly moderates high-level international conferences and events around the world and has shared the stage with top world leaders and personalities.


Aslan is a fellow of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and a member of theKörber Network Foreign Policy and the Global Diplomacy Lab. Aslan has been named a ”young leader” by the BMW Foundation, the American Council on Germany, the Munich Security Conference, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Bertelsmann Foundation, and the Atlantik-Brücke.[1] (most of them are organizations with intelligence ties). He was a participant at the 2018 Riga Stratcom Dialogue, that has strong ties to NATO and the Integrity Initiative.


Events Participated in

2018 Riga Stratcom Dialogue11 June 201813 June 2018Latvia
A World in Flux: The Future of Democracy Europe and the Middle East12 September 201713 September 2017Georgia