Since then, the situation in Idlib has relatively calmed down and the joint Syrian-Turkish military operation against the YPG has redirected the focus of the world to northeast Syria.
Ada: After the state of Israel was established, millions of Palestinians were forced to move to different regions such as Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan.
On the other hand, Tel Aviv exploited geopolitical faultlines in the region to marginalize the rights of Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and TRNC in the maritime zones of the Eastern Mediterranean and to exclude them from the institutionalized attempt of regional energy cooperation (the East Mediterranean Gas Forum).
Wars and migrations were for Iraqis, Yemenis, Syrians, and Afghanis.
Furthermore, the Operation Peace Spring conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and the Syrian National Army on October 9, 2019, with the aim of impeding the terror groups YPG and PKK from forming a corridor on the Turkish border, has become a concern for the UAE’s lobbying activities in the US.
Now, we observe that Russia is implementing the Grozny model in the Syrian war, especially in Idlib.
And the fourth issue that caused a slight souring of Turkish-German relations occurred during Turkey’s military operation in Northern Syria where it fought PKK-YPG terrorist elements along Turkey’s 900km southern border.
Performing successful military operations in Syria, using the hard power elements in the Horn of Africa and Gulf regions as a foreign policy tool and, finally, engaging in an Eastern Mediterranean-centered foreign policy activism, Turkey is recently experiencing one of its most influential periods in regional policy.
The accumulation of recent aggressions in the Persian Gulf and in Iraq and Syria between two countries has paved the way for further escalation.
Mustafa escaped from his home on 17 November 2018, two days later she received a phone call and learned that her son had joined the PKK’s Syrian offshoot, the People’s Protection Forces (YPG).
Let us note that until now the Russian media’s engagement with the topic of the Eastern Mediterranean was limited to the situation in Syria.
Currently, there are thousands of Daesh foreign fighters detained in prisons, which are now under the control of Turkey, Iraq and non-state actors in Syria.
For instance, Turkey’s security concerns about YPG terrorism in Northern Syria is still not acknowledged by member states.