Turkey’’s Fight against DAESH

This report aims to analyze Turkey’s fight against DAESH, with an emphasis on the processes of continuities and ruptures on the side of DAESH, and the responses given to it […]

This report aims to analyze Turkey’s fight against DAESH, with an emphasis on the processes of continuities and ruptures on the side of DAESH, and the responses given to it that were witnessed. The report firstly explains the evolution of the DAESH threat up until the airport attack. In the second part, it analyzes the fundamental features of the airport attack, underscoring the new tactics DAESH implemented. The third part assesses the security measures Turkey has taken and their effectiveness before and after the airport attack. Finally, the fourth and the last part points out how the wedding attack ended Turkey’s patience, how the implications of foreign policy change affect the struggle with DAESH, and the objectives and the possible outcomes of the Euphrates Shield Operation.

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