Sibel Düz completed her BA in International Relations at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2013. She is currently working on her Master’s degree at METU in Middle Eastern Studies. Her main research interests include Terrorism Studies, irregular warfare, Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), and insurgency. Currently, she is working as a research assistant at the Directorate of Security Studies at SETA Foundation.
This work aims to provide a timely and accessible assessment of the challenges awaiting Turkey in 2019. Hence, SETA Security Radar: Turkey’s Security Landscape in 2019 pertains to the following topics: Turkey’s role in Syria, Turkey’s counterterrorism strategy, Turkey’s military activism, the Turkish defense agenda, Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean, and Turkey’s bilateral relations with the United States and Russia.
What are the backstage strategic calculations of the U.S. rewards offer? What are the expected initial reactions of the relevant actors? What are the pragmatic implications of the rewards offer in terms of the interests of the relevant actors?