"You have to eliminate the social dynamics underlying radicalisation. Turkey's secure regional plan is for exactly this goal," says Fahrettin Altun, the communications director for Turkish Presidency.
Turkish presidency's communications director condemned the Arab League for mischaracterising Turkey’s anti-terrorism operation in northeastern Syria as an “invasion".
Arab governments criticising Turkey's operation in northeastern Syria don't have a leg to stand on.
Partnering with Turkey’s enemy to defeat Daesh was a politically convenient workaround that has come back to haunt the US.
While its NATO ally Turkey has repeatedly offered military assistance to the US to help defeat Daesh, Washington still sided with a terror group affiliate the YPG, endangering a decades-old partnership.
For the past few months, Ankara has reiterated its plan to launch a military operation against the YPG in northern Syria. But the terror group did not clear the region of civilians, raising concerns that they are being used as human shields.
Jewish and Christian communities in Turkey support Turkey’s attempts to liberate northeastern Syria from terrorist groups.
The West's fetishisation of the YPG in northern Syria is ignorant and insulting to all Kurds - and that's just one part of a broad narrative riddled with hypocrisy and an ignorance of history.
Mounting neoconservative senate efforts to halt the Turkish anti-terror operation are not a solution, analysts say.
The move is the latest in a series of measures aimed at increasing the rights of women in the kingdom, even as rights groups accuse Riyadh of cracking down on women's rights activists.
Tehran has long wielded a strong influence over the war-torn country and exploited it for its foreign policy gains.
Turkey says it will undertake a military operation east of the Euphrates River in Syria to clear Syria's northern border of the YPG, the PKK's Syrian branch, and to establish a safe zone.
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