Making Sense of Turkey s New Counter-Terrorism Strategy
Making Sense of Turkey’s New Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Turkey is revolutionizing its counter-terrorism strategy not only against the PKK in Turkey but also against other...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Daesh s mass graves in Iraq
Daesh’s mass graves in Iraq

Mass graves have been located in areas formerly controlled by Daesh in Iraq with a UN report saying between 6,000 to...

Monday, November 12, 2018

Has Turkey s Syria Policy Changed
Has Turkey’s Syria Policy Changed?

Turkey's policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining Turkey’s national...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson
Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson

Brunson’s return to the U.S. and President Trump’s hosting of the pastor in the oval office with high level administration...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize Should Have Gone to
Nobel Peace Prize Should Have Gone to...

Of course, Murad’s and Mukwege’s experiences are unbearable and the duty they take on is virtuous. However, it does not...

Friday, October 12, 2018

Looking for solutions to global conflicts
Looking for solutions to global conflicts

New events in world politics, including the changing dimensions of global security, the rise of the global south, and the...

Monday, October 8, 2018

The French Islam
The French Islam

Associating a terror group with Islam is scandalous. Would have DAESH been called a “humanist terror group” had the group...

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Surviving Daesh Iraq is grabbed by debt spiral
Surviving Daesh, Iraq is grabbed by debt spiral

Already fragile and heavily dependent on oil, the Iraqi economy has sustained great damage after the rise of Daesh....

Monday, August 6, 2018

Turkey deals heavy blow to Daesh in June
Turkey deals heavy blow to Daesh in June

In June, Turkish security forces arrested around 174 Daesh suspects across Turkey, including senior operatives and foreign...

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Is the fight against FETO complete
Is the fight against FETO complete?

Turkey's fight against FETO is not over, but gets even deeper as the full extent of the terrorist group's secretive...

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Tips to improve the Ankara-Washington friendship
Tips to improve the Ankara-Washington friendship

The improvement of Turkish-U.S. ties depends on the formation of strong and strategic cooperation between the two...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Turkey's Snap Elections Why During the State of Emergency
Turkey's Snap Elections: Why During the State of Emergency?

In the Ottoman Code of Civil Law, there is a nice rule: “Bad examples do not serve as models.” I recalled the French case...

Monday, May 21, 2018

The PKK s Exploitation of Women Assumptions vs Realities
The PKK’s Exploitation of Women: Assumptions vs. Realities

Although listed as a terror group by many Western states and Western-based institutions such as NATO and the European...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

What America First May Mean for the Middle East
What “America First” May Mean for the Middle East

During the campaign, Trump had benefited immensely from his tough talk on Daesh while criticizing the Iraq war (albeit...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in
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If the U.S. and Turkey can work together in northern Syria, they could broaden their regional strategic conversation that...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Afrin Victory for peace defeat for terrorism
Afrin: Victory for peace, defeat for terrorism

The Afrin operation is a major blow to terrorists in northern Syria and should be supported by everyone who takes a clear...

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Is Pompeo the Right Man for a Trumpian Foreign Policy
Is Pompeo the Right Man for a Trumpian Foreign Policy?

Between his campaign promises and disdain for Obama’s foreign policy, Trump is not ready to settle for approaches favored...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Is US Syria policy like it was in Iraq Vietnam
Is US Syria policy like it was in Iraq, Vietnam?

U.S. support for the YPG was a major boost for the morale of the PKK. It was gaining legitimacy since it was only the U.S....

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Reign of Terror in Northern Syria Displacement Routine by the
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The PYD, under U.S. military and diplomatic protection, has committed vast human rights violations ranging from arming...

Monday, February 5, 2018

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