Umaima examines Turkey’s policy shift in Iraq and Syria, and why it’s confusing NATO. Is this a positive, or negative development in the fight against ISIS?
Evan Blackwell explores how the contested legacy of the Armenian genocide has been downplayed by the U.S. as it attempts to recruit Turkey in the campaign against ISIS.
Hasan Siddiqui attempts to detail the various Kurdish groups across Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Iran; their interconnectivity, how they affect one another and the greater regional implication around them.
Hasan Siddiqui guides the discussion of shifting U.S. policy in Syria, tying in Iran’s nuclear programme negotiations and discontentment from America’s regional allies.
Exploring the convergence of the Kurdish nationalist cause and solidarity with women who have fallen victim to IS for Kurdish women fighting on the front lines in Iraq.