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Briefing on Turkey’s military operation in Afrin, Syria

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25 January 2018 Turkey’s latest military operation in Syria will be defined as much by its diplomatic impact as by its success or failure on the ground   The Turkish Armed Forces face significant obstacles to achieving a decisive victory against the predominantly Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin This is likely to be […]

Turkey, Syria and the Kurds – The Never-ending Conflict

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By Gabriella Twinning The latest bombing at a wedding party in the eastern border city of Gaziantep, along with bombings of military and police vehicles in Van and Elazig, should have sent shockwaves through Turkish society. However, attacks of this kind have unfortunately become commonplace in Turkey’s recent history. President Erdogan, in his address to […]

Dr David L. Philips

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  CEFTUS Joint Forum ‘Kurds in Syria: From Denial Toward Self-ruled Governance Model’ Dr David L. Phillips is Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Phillips has worked as a Senior Adviser to the United Nations Secretariat and as a Foreign Affairs Expert and […]