Members of Free Syrian Army (FSA) attack to hit PYD/PKK positions after the Turkish Armed Forces and FSA liberated the village of Diwan Al Fawqani, located at southwest of Afrin

Qasem Mohebali

How Turkey Was Deceived in Syria’s Afrin?

About weeks after Turkey started its military operation in Syria’s Afrin region, it seems that Ankara has so far failed to achieve its goals through this operation. During recent days, Turkey’s military advances in northern Syria have remarkably slowed down and its forces have suffered high causalities. Turkey’s goal was to achieve its goal in Afrin through a rapid operation in a matter of a couple of days. However, existing evidence shows that Turkey is not ...