Turkey's Tangled Syria Policy
Turkey's Tangled Syria Policy
Why Türkiye’s Hindrance of NATO’s Nordic Expansion Will Likely Drag On
Why Türkiye’s Hindrance of NATO’s Nordic Expansion Will Likely Drag On

Turkey's Tangled Syria Policy

Since the start of the civil war in Syria, Turkey has struggled to develop the best strategy to manage the crisis. The war has brought fatalities, shellfire, bombs, militias, sectarian tensions and uncertainty to Turkey’s long southern border. Turkey has also welcomed at least 450,000 Syrian refugees, a number that could rise sharply.[fn]“Poor Transparency Shadows Turkey’s Syria Refugee Policy,” Hurriyet, May 27, 2013.Hide Footnote Security problems are also multiplying for Turkey, with Syria’s conflicts in a roiling stalemate and Syria itself turning into a failed state.

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