Omer Ozkizilcik is a foreign policy and security analyst.
The two Scandinavian nations are guilty of violating rules-based order and harbouring YPG terrorists.
Why was Washington quick to provide political and military support to Ukraine, while it hesitated with Syria, also resisting Russia's attacks?
The Biden administration has a window of opportunity to formulate a new Syria policy to circumvent one that could legitimise Assad’s regime and give Moscow a wider area of influence in the war-torn country.
The success of the cross-border offensive depends on the military’s airborne operations and the role of the Kurdish Peshmerga.
A combination of hard power and diplomacy has been the key to Ankara’s achievements.
Washington’s delusion that it can lead allies from behind and let them do the actual work and take the most risk is unrealistic and unbefitting of a global superpower.
The best way to counter Russia is by organising a coordinated campaign to counter it in other conflicts—starting with Syria.
Shifting regional geopolitical dynamics are creating new alliances and competition.
New challenges require reforms to old institutions.
A lesson in Putin-omacy.
Expect more Turkish operations taking place simultaneously in Iraq and Syria.
Washington and Ankara can work together with an independent Arab entity to help cut off Daesh’s support base and limit the YPG.
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