Manbij

Will Turkey Launch a New Operation in the East of
Will Turkey Launch a New Operation in the East of the Euphrates?

If the U.S. isn’t going to address Turkey’s security concerns and since Turkey is being pushed from inside by the Turkish...

Friday, April 5, 2019

Turkey's Syria Strategy after the US Withdrawal
Turkey's Syria Strategy after the US Withdrawal

Trump’s decision brought many opportunities to repair especially the U.S.’s wrong strategy of working with a terrorist...

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Military activity has started in Manbij after US withdrawal
Military activity has started in Manbij after US withdrawal

News agencies reported yesterday that the Syrian regime is dispatching forces and equipment to the village of Arimah, 25...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Turkey s new military operation in Syria may involve an
Turkey’s new military operation in Syria may involve an area of 20.000km2

During his speech at the Turkish Defense Industry Summit yesterday, President Erdogan stated that a military operation...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit
The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Istanbul Summit is much more critical in terms of exposing the vital position of Turkey and Russia in the Syrian...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Is the Release of Pastor Brunson a Victory for the
Is the Release of Pastor Brunson a Victory for the Trump Administration?

The most striking feature of the Brunson case is that the U.S. has resisted to understand Turkey’s new foreign policy, and...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

US continues support to PKK YPG in Manbij
US continues support to PKK/YPG in Manbij

According to news reported from Anadolu Agency on Wednesday 10 October, U.S. forces in Syria’s Manbij have provided the...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for
What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their side in their push back...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mixed Signals in US-Turkey Relations
Mixed Signals in US-Turkey Relations

The U.S. and Turkey can and most likely will work through specific policy issues but the current uncertainties can...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK
How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK

This is the first comprehensive counter-terror operation against the PKK. This time, the military strategy is not only...

Friday, June 15, 2018

Turkey s Offensive in Iraq The Target is Qandil
Turkey’s Offensive in Iraq: The Target is Qandil

Only after such a tri-partite cooperation of Turkey, Iran, and Iraq, can the PKK finally be cleaned off from Qandil. As...

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Can the Manbij Roadmap Rebuild Mutual Trust Between the US
Can the Manbij Roadmap Rebuild Mutual Trust Between the US and Turkey?

By partnering with the YPG on the ground, the U.S. lends credibility and legitimacy to YPG forces that goes beyond narrow...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Can Turkey and the US Open a New Page with
Can Turkey and the US Open a New Page with the Manbij Deal?

The roadmap on Syria’s Manbij is expected to be announced after a final negotiation between Turkey and the U.S., which...

Monday, June 4, 2018

Is the Turkey-US Agreement Still Valid in Manbij
Is the Turkey-US Agreement Still Valid in Manbij?

While the U.S. reaffirmed their support for the established bilateral process to find a common way forward on Manbij, and...

Friday, May 4, 2018

Surprise visit by President Erdogan is welcomed by a joyous
Surprise visit by President Erdogan is welcomed by a joyous and relieved Hatay

Macron’s attempt to enter Syria through the back door not only remind us of the ignominious policies during the French...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

How Old is France s Latest Syria Move
How Old is France’s Latest Syria Move?

The statements issued by Élysée Palace regarding the Macron-SDF meeting stressed the male and female parity within the...

Monday, April 2, 2018

Turkey in the Aftermath of the Afrin Operation
Turkey in the Aftermath of the Afrin Operation

Turkey’s “allies” that arm, train, and protect the PKK may keep the group safe in some zones for some time, but this was...

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in
Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in Syria?

If the U.S. and Turkey can work together in northern Syria, they could broaden their regional strategic conversation that...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

How will Turkey carry out its Military Campaign beyond Afrin
How will Turkey carry out its Military Campaign beyond Afrin?

One way or another, it is clear that Turkey's military-political victory will provide more opportunities for strategic...

Friday, March 23, 2018

Cooperating with Assad Could Cost the YPG
Cooperating with Assad Could Cost the YPG

Turkish authorities and Syrian rebels signaled that they will go for Manbij and it is not for sure if the Assad regime and...

Saturday, March 4, 2017

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