One glimpse at the Syrian civil war is adequate to assess the crucial role of UAVs and UCAVs.
Later in March 2014 and November 2015, Turkey downed a Syrian and a Russian military aircraft, respectively.
In contrast to the Saddam era, Iraq and Syria have now become a proxy of Iran, which has allowed the later to expand as far as becoming neighbors with Israel.
” Further, he claimed that the purpose of this strategy was to divide Syria and Iraq along ethnic and sectarian lines in order to surround the south of Turkey.
What should Turkey’s diplomatic, economic and military measures be? Since the First World War, Turkey has not gained any benefit from the conflicts in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq and Syria.
A possible conflict between Baghdad and Erbil will undermine the fight against Daesh while creating a more convenient area of crisis for terror groups such as the PKK and its Syrian wing PYD.
uring Putin’s visit to Ankara on Thursday, many issues were laid on the table including Syria, northern Iraq and bilateral relations.
We know that the authority gaps seen in Beqaa following the Lebanese Civil War, in northern Iraq after the 1991 Gulf War and in the north of Syria as a result of the Syrian Civil War created convenient spaces for the PKK to improve and expand.
” He added, “These five countries, which are strong actors in their regions, can contribute significantly to regional and global peace and stability…” Regarding the current refugee crises including Rohingya and Syria, Kahraman emphasized that relations between humanitarian aid and sustainable development, the role of migrants during works for sustainable development and the fight against terrorism should all be handled together.
Concerns for international law and justice, alas, play only a negligible role for these actors as we have seen, for instance, in the entire episode of the Palestinian tragedy and the deafening silence in the face of the killing fields of Assad’s Syria since 2011.
Another conflict in the region, which Turkey has approached with a humanitarian perspective is the Syrian civil war.