Yunus Paksoy is the chief reporter of the Istanbul-based Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah. Paksoy was recently in Syria to cover Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield and in Iraq to cover the Mosul Operation. His work focuses mainly on the Middle East and Turkish politics.
Items by Yunus Paksoy
- December 3, 2016 Yunus Paksoy
Turkey has been fighting several terrorist groups on different fronts in Syria and Iraq, such as the PKK, the PKK’s Syrian offshoot the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) and Daesh. Even though Ankara remains an important NATO ally for Washington, its national security is threatened by the activities of these...