Opinion

Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham: Increased Internal Tensions over Demilitarized Zone in Idlib

Since the Turkish and Russian presidents have agreed in Sochi to establish a “demilitarized zone” in Idlib, on September 17th 2018;...

Expectations after the Sochi Deal

Turkey and Russia have a great responsibility for the implementation of the Sochi Consensus reached between Russia and Turkey in Idlib. From Turkish...

Controversial Elections in the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government

The parliamentary elections were held in Iraq at 12 May 2018, however, the outcomes were so debatable and, at the same time, doubtful for many sides,...

Where is the Government Formation Process in Iraq headed to?

In addition to the efforts to form a government after the controversial parliamentary elections held on 12 May 2018, in Iraq, there are still...

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...

Does really Turkey now turns to Middle East?

Shokhan Sherzad Qader  PhD student at Soran University/ International Relations Department Since AK party came to power in 2002, and after the...

How to untie the Idlib knot?

Opposition territories in Daraa and in the province of Quneitra on the Israeli border were declared a de-escalation zone as a result of an agreement...

Carrot and Stick Approach Needed to be supported in Syria

Since 9/11, the dominant counter-terrorism approach applied by many governments in civil war context has not yielded less violent extremism and...