Neighboring a Civil War: Turkey’s Border Security With Syria

This paper analyzes the issue of how Turkey’s border security policy has been shaped since 2013, the year in which Syrian crisis began to deepen and ramify. This analysis draws […]

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This paper analyzes the issue of how Turkey’s border security policy has been shaped since 2013, the year in which Syrian crisis began to deepen and ramify. This analysis draws on interviews with government officials as well as non-governmental organization representatives. So, these parts are included in various sections of the text as much as possible.

In the analysis, changes in Turkey’s border security policy in recent years were investigated just after the global and regional divergences in this policy had been addressed. Within the context of the Syrian crisis, the parameters of Turkey’s respective policy, struggle against Foreign Fighters (FF) and the military measures taken were also covered.

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