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Mazloum Kobani Is Becoming another Thorn in US-Turkey Relations
Mazloum Kobani Is Becoming another Thorn in US-Turkey Relations

Mazloum Kobani is among Turkey's most wanted terrorists and is placed on the Turkish Interior Ministry's Interpol red...

Friday, November 22, 2019

The YPG Myth Downplays a Danger For the West
The YPG Myth Downplays a Danger For the West

A false narrative is established in which YPG members, sympathizers and even its leading figures are only discussed within...

Thursday, October 24, 2019

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

There is the likelihood that Operation Peace Spring might be resumed in the projected safe zone area if the PKK/PYD...

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Why Turkey Is Dismantling the YPG from Northern Syria
Why Turkey Is Dismantling the YPG from Northern Syria

No doubt, Operation Peace Spring will take its place in the history books as a military operation through which Turkey's...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wilfully Ignorant Western Objections to Turkey Are Not Based On
Wilfully Ignorant? Western Objections to Turkey Are Not Based On Facts But Prejudice

Western countries, think-tanks, and media representatives do not hesitate to challenge Turkey in favor of the YPG. This...

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Propaganda War over Northern Syria Who Wins Who Loses
The Propaganda War over Northern Syria: Who Wins? Who Loses?

Why do European countries harshly criticize Turkey's Operation Peace Spring in Northern Syria? One of the answers lies in...

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The YPG Has a Bloody History in Syria But the
The YPG Has a Bloody History in Syria, But the West Turns a Blind Eye

How can a terrorist organization such as the PKK, which is regarded as a prohibited terrorist organization both in Europe...

Thursday, October 10, 2019

What Will Be Turkey s Possible Operation Plan in Syria
What Will Be Turkey’s Possible Operation Plan in Syria?

The joint Syrian-Turkish operation aims initially to liberate Arab areas from the YPG. This clearly contradicts with the...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Al Hol Camp in Hasakah might breed the Next Generation
Al Hol Camp in Hasakah might breed the Next Generation of Daesh

The situation in Al Hol camp has a huge potential to create the next generation of Daesh, similar to Camp Bucca in Iraq...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Turkey and Iran s Approach to the YPG A New
Turkey and Iran’s Approach to the YPG: A New Overlap of Interests?

Turkey should not expect other parties to understand and support responses to its own security threats. If Turkey enters...

Friday, September 13, 2019

YPG's Retaliation Against the Press Kurdistan 24 Case
YPG's Retaliation Against the Press: Kurdistan 24 Case

Since the launch of the Operation Claw by Turkey, the PKK has lost strategic hills in the Hakurk region, and the PKK has...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Why the YPG Can t Fight Against Turkey
Why the YPG Can’t Fight Against Turkey

The YPG doesn’t have the experience of the rebels in Idlib who have fought for years against an enemy with air-power. The...

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin
Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

There are three ways to improve security in Afrin: The cleansing of Tel Rifaat, a strong Turkish footprint model and the...

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Masquerading the YPG Will Not Improve Turkey-US Relations
Masquerading the YPG Will Not Improve Turkey-US Relations

If the U.S. wants to have any real change on the ground in order to step forward for the discussed safe zone, the U.S....

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Occupation of Deir Ezzor
The Occupation of Deir Ezzor

The frustration of the local Arab population in Deir Ezzor is grounded in the unequal share of oil incomes, arbitrary...

Friday, May 3, 2019

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

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

Ending the Confusion over U S Withdrawal from Syria
Ending the Confusion over U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

Without admitting a policy failure, the U.S. will not be able to achieve meaningful cooperation with Turkey. That will...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Unspoken Syrian Tribes in the Syrian Civil War
The Unspoken Syrian Tribes in the Syrian Civil War

While Turkey and the U.S. discuss a potential safe-zone in northern Syria, especially in the areas below the 20-mile line,...

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Is the US Going to Withdraw from Syria or Not
Is the US Going to Withdraw from Syria or Not?

The U.S. administration has been persuaded to leave a residual U.S. force (400 soldiers), which would certainly make SDF...

Friday, March 1, 2019

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