European countries carry two contending political standpoints against Turkey, one being rationalist and moderate one the other ideological and radical.
The YPG is the Syrian arm of the outlawed PKK that has been fighting against the Turkish state for years, so it is impossible for Ankara to accept any presence of these militants near its borders.
Under the Trump administration, relations between the U.S. and U.K. have been far-stretch from a traditional “ally” approach.
While it is crucial for Turkey to keep positive bilateral relations with key European countries without abandoning the EU membership process, it is also imperative for the EU to keep Turkey as a partner in critical strategic areas such as energy, security and migration.
The Trump administration needs to understand the gravity of the state of the U.S.’s image in Turkey and take steps to reverse this trend of isolating itself and distancing its allies’ people.
As we stand on the eve of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the conceptual evolution of development continues in line with rapid technological advancements.
Being civilized is not tied to material possession or technological gadgets. It is about being human in the most fundamental sense of the term.
Regardless of efforts to contain and isolate Ankara, it is an undeniable fact that Turkey, under the leadership of Erdogan, has been taking advantage of new opportunities to expand its sphere of influence.
Trump could not get what he wanted from the Iranian protests and took another wrong step in the Middle East.
In contrast to the U.S., Tehran could potentially offer to work together in a range of areas including the fight against the PKK-YPG.