- The Kurds Trapped By The Military Escalation In Syria Olivier Piot, 7 March The escalation of the war in Syria which began early in January 2018 has clearly reshuffled the cards as to the balance of forces on the ground. Potentially allies of both Moscow and Washington, yet weakened in Afrin Canton by the onslaught of the Turkish army, have the Syrian Kurds lost all (...)
Turkey Trapped in the Syrian Crisis
Samim Akgönül, January 2017
For some ten years now, Turkey’s regonal policies have been characterised by U-turns and changes of heart. Henceforth, Ankara is bogged down in the Syrian crisis, caught between Kurdish demands and the terrorist attacks of ISIS.
On December 19, 2016, on the eve of the opening of the summit (...)