In comparison to Operation Euphrates Shield, there is undoubtedly more support for Operation Olive Branch in the border towns of Turkey.
CHP’s political strategy may slow down Turkey’s march. However, will never halt it. It will be CHP’s one-way ticket to marginalization.
The alliance between the AK Party and MHP revealed a tangible outcome of the presidential system: reconciliation between political parties in a different form other than a coalition in the parliamentary system.
In order to decrease its unemployment rate, Turkey needs structural reforms in areas such as education, immigration policies and labor regulations.
2017 has been a turning point for Turkey’s fight against terrorism as the diversity and differentiation of terror threats, the structural problems in security architecture and the lack of trust in international alliances forced Turkey to accelerate its efforts in this regard.
The ideological emptiness of Meral Aksener’s Iyi Party won’t let it live for too long in Turkish politics.
As a result of its alliance with the US, the PKK expanded territories it captured and began to consolidate its territorial control in the Middle East.
If the EU insists upon the revision of Turkey’s anti-terror laws, while the country is fighting against terror groups such FETO, DAESH and the PKK/PYD, it will not be surprising to see a cancelation of the readmission agreement between Turkey and the EU.
A court in Izmir sentenced the lawyer of Fetullah Gulen, the leader of Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), to 12 years in prison. The lawyer Feti Un was slapped a sentence of eight years in jail initially, but it has now been increased to 12 years in accordance to the Counterterror Act.
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