YPG/PKK

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria
Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria?

If the U.S. withdraws from Syria under a deal to let the Turks in, it could significantly mend US-Turkey relations;...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

YPG s Foreign Fighters Volunteers or Terrorists
YPG’s Foreign Fighters: Volunteers or Terrorists?

Western governments should take the issue of FTF returnees of the YPG seriously at least for the sake of their own public...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Taking Stock of the Syria Withdrawal Decision
Taking Stock of the Syria Withdrawal Decision

The Syria withdrawal decision is criticized on many fronts but most critics complain more about the style and timing than...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Turkey Russia and Iran agreed on the establishment of a
Turkey, Russia and Iran agreed on the establishment of a constitutional commission in Syria

Yesterday in Geneva, Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Russia and Iran - Mevlut Cavusoglu, Sergey Lavrov, Muhammad Javad Zarif...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Turkish FM answers on whether Turkey will work with Assad
Turkish FM answers on whether Turkey will work with Assad

Speaking at the 18th Doha Forum in Qatar yesterday, Cavusoglu responded to a question on whether or not Turkey will accept...

Monday, December 17, 2018

Details of Turkey's military operation in Syria gradually disclosed
Details of Turkey's military operation in Syria gradually disclosed

In response to President Erdogan’s announcement of the operation, the U.S. defense ministry has stated that a one-sided...

Friday, December 14, 2018

Why is Turkey launching a new operation in Syria
Why is Turkey launching a new operation in Syria?

The area which Turkey will launch a new military operation - east of the Euphrates River - is an area where the YPG/PKK...

Friday, December 14, 2018

US-based private security contractor support YPG PKK
US-based private security contractor support YPG/PKK

Castle International, a U.S.

Thursday, September 20, 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

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

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

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

Germany s Muslims urge solidarity after mosque attacks
Germany’s Muslims urge solidarity after mosque attacks

Germany’s Muslim organizations have called on all citizens to unite and speak up against the recent wave of violence...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Turkish FM postpones US trip in wake of Tillerson exit
Turkish FM postpones US trip in wake of Tillerson exit

Mevlut Cavusoglu’s trip scheduled for March 19 has been postponed in the wake of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

3 444 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation
3,444 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation

A total of 3,444 terrorists have been "neutralized" since the start of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Some Myths about the YPG
Some Myths about the YPG

Abandoning the myths about the YPG would serve the US interests. Then comes the hard task of crafting a realistic Syria...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

US Support to YPG Violation of US National Law
US Support to YPG: Violation of US National Law

The support the U.S. administration provides to the offshoots of the PKK constitutes serious contradictions and casts...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Operation Euphrates Shield A Joint Military Campaign in a
The Operation Euphrates Shield: A Joint Military Campaign in a Foreign Land

Conducting a military operation in a different geography, operating in an environment in which the dominant language is...

Friday, September 15, 2017

Most Read
1
Sudanese People Long For a New Dawn Where Their Voices are Heard
The determination of the youth in Sudan for democracy and the...
August 15, 2019

2
What Will Happen to Turkish Observation Posts in Idlib?
There seem to be four pathways for Turkey: Withdrawing, escalating,...
August 15, 2019

3
Three State Elections That Could Shake Up German Politics
In the upcoming months, elections of three federal state...
August 16, 2019

4
Mayors vs Municipal Councils: Can Turkey's Local Governments Reach a Consensus?
How will the relationship between mayors and councilors be...
August 20, 2019

5
After Raids against Turkish Forces, a New Approach is Needed for Idlib
Assuming that no miracle will happen soon, the Turkish authorities...
August 20, 2019

6
18 Years of the AK Party: Key Shifts and Future Challenges
Despite all the possible challenges in the foreign policy for the...
August 21, 2019

7
Cüneyt Cebenoyan: A Turkish Leftist Who Spoke the Unspeakable
After Cebenoyan died in a car crash on August 3, 2019, most of the...
August 21, 2019

8
Desperate for Leadership: Who will take on the Role of SPD Chairperson?
Germany does not have a political tradition where political figures...
August 26, 2019

9
S-400 Sanctions: What Will Be the Price Paid by Turkey?
Turkish defense industry might have to bear the burden of losses...
August 26, 2019

10
Turkey-Saudi Rivalry: Conflicting Visions for a Future Middle East
Anxieties regarding Turkey’s military presence in the north of...
August 27, 2019