Briefing on the domestic impact of Turkey’s ongoing military action in Syria
01 February 2018
Turkey’s ongoing military operation in Syria is reshaping the country’s domestic politics
- ‘Operation Olive Branch’ has won support across Turkey’s polarised political landscape, providing an opportunity for the government to cement its nationalist appeal
- The increasingly nationalist political consensus has also added to pressure on the government’s opponents, particularly the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which now faces a renewed state crackdown
- The popularity of the military action has added to the chance of early elections being called, but there remain political risks for the government if the situation in Syria deteriorates
Turkey’s military operation against predominantly Kurdish militants in Northern Syria is proving widely popular with the domestic public…
To receive the full briefing, please subscribe or become a CEFTUS member.
A basic subscription, starting from £20/month, entitles subscribers to weekly analytical briefings on current affairs in Turkey.
Basic membership, starting from £90/month, provides members with a subscription, other products, as well as access to all CEFTUS’ exclusive roundtable events, typically priced at £50/event.
To commission analytical work on Turkey, Iran, Iraq or Syria, or should you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo credit: Kurdistan24