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Aleppo and Mosul: A Tale of Two Cities

October 24, 2016 It was widely reported last week that Syrian opposition fighters backed by Turkish warplanes and artillery dealt a major psychological blow to ISIL by capturing Dabiq which, though a small town of marginal strategic importance in northern … Continue reading

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And Now It’s Iraq

October 10, 2016 In a region characterized by conflict, “zero problems with neighbors” was not even an illusion. It was a misguided public relations stunt which boomeranged becoming an embarrassment for Turkish diplomacy. In recent years, Turkey’s relations with Israel, … Continue reading

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