Ankara’s activity in Syria raises the alarming prospect of military confrontation.
Turkey’s military incursion into Kurdish-controlled northern Syria risks straining diplomatic ties and exposing Turkey to increased terror threats.
Turkey’s military operation in Afrin is a harbinger of more difficult ties with the United States.
Turkey’s offensive in Afrin helps to dispel doubts, after the failed coup attempt of July 2016, about Ankara’s ability to project force across the border.
The Afrin operation is the result of a Russian-Turkish land swap, whose long-term repercussions will be significant.
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Turkey’s incursion into Afrin marks a significant move in Ankara’s campaign against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).
Ankara’s latest military offensive in Syria and its domestic agenda are leading to a cul-de-sac with the EU.
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