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.
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?