Baghdad's Row with Ankara could Benefit Each Side

By Fehim Tastekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.

Baghdad's row with Ankara could benefit each side

Turkey's drive to establish a "security corridor" against Kurdish groups along its southern borders - all the way from Afrin in northwestern Syria to the Qandil mountains in northeastern Iraq - is unfazed despite military and political predicaments.

Since mid-June, the Turkish military has been targeting Kurdish militant bases in northern Iraq in operations dubbed Claw-Eagle and Claw-Tiger, following operations Claw-1-2-3 conducted last year, along with Operation Peace Spring in the enclave between Tell Abyad and Ras al-Ain in Syria.

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One Response to Baghdad's Row with Ankara could Benefit Each Side

  1. Richard Cotton 13th July 2020 at 13:05 #