How effective was Turkey’s fight against terrorism in 2017?

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.

EU-Turkey Deal: A Dead-Duck

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.

12-year imprisonment for FETO leader’s lawyer

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.