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A Lone Wolf in Afrin

... pursuing several objectives; primary among them is clearing the Afrin region of the PYD armed groups who pose a direct threat to Turkey’s national security due to their connection to the Turkey-based terrorist organization Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK, Kurdish: Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê). Despite its efforts to explain to the international community the underlying motives behind the deployment of troops on Syrian soil, the Turkish government has not received messages of solidarity, either from ...


Turkey Politics: Who Wins from Stirring the War against Kurds?

... Ankara and Kurdish extremists had been voluntarily engaged in a several-years-long truce and the so-called problem solving process . Turkish intelligence had been in secret negotiations in Oslo with representatives of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), whose leader Abdullah Öcalan had been praised by the pro-government politicians as the leader of the Kurds although the terrorists represent only a fraction of the Kurdish people. In those days, everyone could see the advisers of President ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
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     27 (26%)
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     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
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