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Operation Claw Strategy Scope and Goals
Operation Claw: Strategy, Scope and Goals

Operation Claw entered a new phase on July 12, 2019, by expanding its territorial scope into the east towards the Iranian...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Washington Post drops Journalism to a new low
The Washington Post drops Journalism to a new low

“It is not possible to explain this with freedom of press and expression. To portray one of the leaders of a terrorist...

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Turkey's Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Operation Claw
Turkey's Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Operation Claw

Turkey's recent military operation, Operation Claw, is a continuation of Turkey's counter-terrorism strategy of...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Öcalan s Birthday and the PKK s Day of the
Öcalan’s Birthday and the PKK’s Day of the Dead

“Today, Kurdish women and youth are sacrificing their lives for Apo because of his contributions to women and youth. This...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

What's Behind Turkey and Iran's Joint Operation on the PKK
What's Behind Turkey and Iran's Joint Operation on the PKK?

Turkey and Iran are closest to finally reaching a point where they can cooperate for stability in their own countries and...

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

To Counter Turkey Saudi Arabia Backs the YPG in Syria
To Counter Turkey, Saudi Arabia Backs the YPG in Syria

Of all the Arabian Peninsula monarchies, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has received the most blame in Turkey for its...

Friday, March 29, 2019

Turkey's S-400 Deal The Last Straw that Breaks the Camel's
Turkey's S-400 Deal: The Last Straw that Breaks the Camel's Back in US-Turkey Relations?

Turkey's purchase of S-400s from Russia is more than a simple choice. It's a strategic choice that might re-shape Turkey's...

Monday, March 11, 2019

Germany s New Strategy Against the PKK or Just Temporary
Germany’s New Strategy Against the PKK or Just Temporary Steps?

Germany needs to start an actual struggle against all potential PKK components flourished in Germany once and for all.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Hunger Strikes for the PKK s Imprisoned Leader Ocalan
Hunger Strikes for the PKK’s Imprisoned Leader Ocalan

HDP and its predecessors have long followed and supported Ocalan. Sometimes, they argued that Ocalan was being poisoned,...

Monday, February 11, 2019

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

Is the spring finally coming to the Turkey-PUK relations
Is the spring finally coming to the Turkey-PUK relations?

Turkey has a simple rule: do not support the PKK if you do not want to catch my wrath.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Another Step in Pushing the PKK Out of Iraq
Another Step in Pushing the PKK Out of Iraq?

If the PUK works with Turkey in the latter’s campaign to terminate the PKK in Iraq, in return, the PUK can unseal its...

Monday, December 3, 2018

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

How did the US give up Backing the PKK
How did the US give up Backing the PKK?

An article in the PKK’s newspaper “Yeni Özgür Politika,” which is published in Germany and circulates across Europe,...

Friday, November 16, 2018

What Won the KRG Elections in Iraq KDP's Revisionism or
What Won the KRG Elections in Iraq? KDP's Revisionism or PUK's Status Quo

Recent developments in Iraq illustrate that the KDP and PUK will continue to dominate Iraqi politics. You can essentially...

Monday, October 22, 2018

No Meddling in Iraqi Politics Turkey's Spot is on the
No Meddling in Iraqi Politics: Turkey's Spot is on the PKK

The PUK’s candidate Barham Salih was elected as the new president of Iraq on Tuesday, 2 October, in an easy win over the...

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Ex-terrorists tell how children are forced into PKK
Ex-terrorists tell how children are forced into PKK

Confessions made by former terrorists who either escaped or were caught by security forces show how the PKK forces and...

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Turkey strikes major blow to PKK FETO
Turkey strikes major blow to PKK, FETO

Turkish security forces have arrested more than 30,000 suspects in the past nine months for their links to the PKK/KCK...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Turkey 760 PKK terrorists 'neutralized' in 3 months
Turkey: 760 PKK terrorists 'neutralized' in 3 months

During operations conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces between June 1 - August 31, 760 PKK terrorists have been...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Can workers of Western media outlets tell their children how
Can workers of Western media outlets tell their children how and why they appreciate a terrorist organization?

Deliberately chosen images, twisted headlines and the use of passive voice are provided in order to give the impression...

Thursday, August 9, 2018

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