DAESH

Protecting the YPG Should not be a Goal of the
Protecting the YPG Should not be a Goal of the US Withdrawal

Some argue that the U.S. should not abandon their allies on the ground and leave them to their fate, which would amount to...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Turkey's fight against Daesh in January
Turkey's fight against Daesh in January

Throughout Turkey's operations against Daesh in January, 87 suspects were arrested and 36 were remanded in custody.

Monday, February 4, 2019

How Cheap Drones Became Assets for Terrorist Organizations
How Cheap Drones Became Assets for Terrorist Organizations

The use of drones became popular among terrorist organizations as soon as the security vulnerability they contained was...

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Turkey's Fight Against Terrorism PKK not Kurds
Turkey's Fight Against Terrorism: PKK, not Kurds

There is a deliberate confusion by using the term “Kurds” in relation to both societal or even political groups and even...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

US-Turkey Cooperation in Syria Requires Serious Strategy
US-Turkey Cooperation in Syria Requires Serious Strategy

Going forward, the central question will remain the same: what is the U.S. strategy in Syria? With or without U.S. troop...

Monday, January 7, 2019

Erdogan in the NYT Turkey is the only Viable Partner
Erdogan in the NYT: Turkey is the only Viable Partner for the US

Erdogan states that Turkey can defeat (and has already defeated) Daesh militarily and, further, it is capable of...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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

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