Veysel Kurt, a graduate of International Relations Department of Uludag University, received his MA in Political Science Program from Istanbul University in 2009. Kurt hold PhD degree from Istanbul University Political Science and International Relations department with thesis titled: “Military and Politics in Authoritarian Arab Regimes: Egypt and Syria in Comperative Perspective”. He still focuses on international security, proxy war in the ME.
What are the main objectives of the operation? What is the scope of Operation Peace Spring? What is the background of the operation? How will the operational process work? What are the reactions from the international community? How can they be interpreted?
Regardless of what coalition forms in Iraq, the new government will face the problem of ensuring political stability, government control over non-government groups and encouraging normalization among different ethnic and sectarian elements
It is meaningless to condemn the coup attempt without taking action against the leading putschist. A decisive step by the US government to change the negative perception held by the Turkish public would be the extradition of Gülen to Turkey.