By demonizing the Turkish anti-terror operation in northern Syria, Western countries miscalculate regional balances, damage their interests
Since the recent phone call between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump last Sunday, we have seen that the major issue to debate has become the U.S. decision to withdraw from Syria. The intensity of objections to U.S. withdrawal from the area and the U.S. "green light" for Turkey's operation raised several questions about the arguments and rationale behind such criticism.
The primary purpose of the Turkish operation is to drive out terrorist groups threatening regional security and secure the area in line with international law
This analysis mainly focuses on the unification of all Syrian opposition under the Syrian Interim Government and gives policy recommendations.