Syria

Winning Idlib
Winning Idlib

At this stage, the most important objective for Turkey is to solve the potential radicalization of the armed groups. If...

Friday, September 21, 2018

The end of regional transformation in the Middle East
The end of regional transformation in the Middle East?

It may be misleading to state that the wave of regional transformation, which began in 2010, has come to an end despite...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

How Broken Deals in South Syria May Affect Northern Syria
How Broken Deals in South Syria May Affect Northern Syria

The YPG-dominated SDF may become frightened of how reliable their patron really is. It can be stated that the fear of the...

Thursday, July 19, 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

F 35 Case Not the First Time Won t be
F–35 Case: Not the First Time, Won’t be the Last

If the U.S. Senate approves the bill to punish Ankara, then it will punish its own defense company Lockheed Martin as...

Monday, June 11, 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

Education matters Why does Turkey operate schools in the Euphrates
Education matters: Why does Turkey operate schools in the Euphrates Shield Region of Syria?

A report written by Ipek Coskun and published by the SETA Foundation indicates why the education facilities provided by...

Saturday, May 5, 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

Germany s Uncertain Military Revival
Germany’s Uncertain Military Revival

It’s a bit strange that Germany has positioned itself within the circle of militarily powerful Western circles in the form...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

US Strikes do not Deliver a Syria Policy
US Strikes do not Deliver a Syria Policy

President Trump has also given the message that he wants a U.S. pullout of Syria. Multiple priorities and conflicting...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

To Hit or Not to Hit Assad Is That the
To Hit or Not to Hit Assad, Is That the Matter?

April 2018 strikes gave the message to Assad that the volume of strikes will increase if he uses chemical attacks once...

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Without a Coherent Strategy US Strikes Mean More Damage for
Without a Coherent Strategy, US Strikes Mean More Damage for Syria

If Trump chooses the “minimum strike” option by targeting more than one place including aircraft bases, ammunition stores...

Friday, April 13, 2018

Pentagon dismisses Trump's quot rumours quot of an exit from
Pentagon dismisses Trump's "rumours" of an exit from Syria

While President Trump’s remarks have been contradictory, it seems the military leaders with experience in the failures of...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Assad Knows Chemical Attacks Will Not End His Regime
Assad Knows Chemical Attacks Will Not End His Regime

The international community has reassured Assad that he may be punished for it but using chemical weapons will not spell...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Does Pentagon s 2019 Budget Deny Trump s Latest Syria
Does Pentagon’s 2019 Budget Deny Trump’s Latest Syria Statement?

The Pentagon’s agenda for Syria lacks strategic guidance and it is short-sighted and single-minded as it prioritizes the...

Monday, April 9, 2018

Ankara Summit Discussing Divergent Scenarios in Syria
Ankara Summit: Discussing Divergent Scenarios in Syria

Among such diverging priorities, Turkey, Iran and Russia will need to give each other benefit of the doubt rather than...

Saturday, April 7, 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

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