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What can Turkey do in the east of the Euphrates?

Following the Idlib agreement, Turkish focus in Syria has been shifted towards Manbij and the east of the Euphrates River. President Erdoğan ...

“Detecting and Interdicting Terrorist Travel”, Global Efforts and Turkey

After ISIS lost Mosul and Raqqa, debates on the decline of the organization in terms of logistical, economic and military power have proliferated,...

Haqqani Network and Possible Reflections of the Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani

The Afghanistan intervention, which is called "the Soviet Union’s Vietnam" and resulted in the withdrawal of the USSR following the...

ISIS’ Transformation and New Challenges Ahead

In the summer of 2014, the military advances of the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) following years of military build-up attracted a gradually...

Afrin Operation may be the beginning of the end for YPG/PKK

The Afrin operation that Turkey has launched in Syria in the context of its fight against YPG/PKK is about to complete its first month. The Afrin...

The Middle East in Trump’s National Security Strategy (NSS)

The USA governments periodically publish a national security strategy to outline major security concerns and their strategy to deal with them....

An Evaluation of the OSCE Report on Violent Extremism and Radicalisation that Lead to Terrorism

Peter R. Neumann, the OSCE Chairperson in Office’s Special Representative on Countering Radicalisation and Violent Extremism since January 2017...

Turkey’s Air Defense Umbrella and S-400

Due to the particular geographical region Turkey is located in, Turkey faces various threats to its national security. Turkey is both a country...