Making Sense of Turkey s Military Operations in Northern Syria
Making Sense of Turkey’s Military Operations in Northern Syria

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President Erdogan Revolutionizes Civil-Military Relations
President Erdogan Revolutionizes Civil-Military Relations

There is a need for a comprehensive strategic roadmap for Turkey’s civil-military relations and for the strategic...

Friday, July 20, 2018

Surprise visit by President Erdogan is welcomed by a joyous
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Turkey s Domestic Surveillance Balloons vs the US Persistent Threat
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