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Turkey is Consolidating its Power While Facing Newly Shaped Multidimensional Threats in Syria

A success story in the Syria battlefield: Operation Euphrates Shield Owing largely to the quest for a new pro-active foreign policy direction; Turkey launched Operation Euphrates Shield on August 24 to purge the region from terrorist groups such as the PYD, YPG and DEASH along with the Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army force and Turkish officials confirmed that the 2,200-square-kilometer area has been completely cleared of the DAESH militants.