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Abdullah Kesvelioglu

The writer is an Associate Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Marmara University. He is currently working towards a master’s degree in Security Studies at University College London.


Items by Abdullah Kesvelioglu

  • Turkey’s defensive offensive: Operation Olive Branch

    Turkey’s defensive military offensive, Operation Olive Branch, started officially with heavy shelling of PKK/YPG positions in Afrin by 72 Turkish jets symbolising the 72 soldiers killed in action during the country’s last operation inside Syrian territory, Operation Euphrates Shield. For Turkey, the operation in Afrin is the first step...