Can Acun is an RA at SETA Foreign Policy Department. He has received a BA from the International Relations Department of the Eastern Mediter¬ranean University and an MA from the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at Yeditepe University. Acun also had education in Intercultural Dialogue in Canada, and conducted research for SETA at the Center for Turkey Research in Cairo, Egypt. Acun currently works at SETA-Ankara on Egypt and the Middle East.
Turkey has said it is resolutely committed to clearing the YPG terror threat from northeastern Syria and recently shelled YPG positions along its borders. Experts say Ankara will no longer wait around for the Manbij deal and will take any necessary steps to address the issue
Constitutively, the Euphrates Shield operation had two phases. The first phase aimed to liberate several villages and areas in the west and south of Jarabulus in order to be able to lay siege to the city. In the second phase, an offensive attack enabled the entrance of the aforementioned forces to the city center.