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Research Paper | Political Science | Jordan | Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022


The Implications of the Turkish Military Intervention in Northern Syria "Operation Olive Branch 2018" Role Theory "Case Study"

Zeyad Salem Sweilem Albdoul


Abstract: The objectives of the study of the Turkish military intervention in Syria is embedded in expressing the impatience of Turkish policy towards the strategy of the United States of America, which led to Turkey becoming in a real dilemma and political problems. As for the problem of the study, it is represented in Turkey?s dilemma regarding the expansion of Russia and Iran, the two largest supporters of the Assad regime, in addition to the vacuum created by the United States of America and the Obama administration, and the negative repercussions on the economy. The worst is what happened to Turkey from failed coup attempts and attempts to destabilize Turkey?s sovereignty, and what happened due to the migration of millions of Syrian refugees to Turkey. Turkey, all of these factors had the greatest impact on pressure and causing problems. As for the importance of the study (the study showed the dangers that faced the Turkish state due to the intervention in Syria and the conflicts that took place with the Kurdistan Workers Party, which demands an expanded rule. The Middle East, especially Syria, and at the same time the United States supports Turkey?s opponents, namely the Kurds, and places restrictions in the buffer zone, which led to the Turkish military action in the Syrian region. As for the data sources for the study, the lion's share was from (the Arab Center for Research and Political Studies) to obtain a lot of information and references. Finally, the study?s recommendations focus on the fact that Turkey relied on direct military force to achieve its strategic goals of encircling the activity of the Kurdish People?s Protection Units, which it sees as the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers? Party (Turkey launched three military operations between 2016 and 2019 in the countryside of Aleppo, Afrin, Raqqa countryside and western Al - Hasakah.


Keywords: Syria, protests, military operations, Turkish intervention, Russian intervention, Afrin, olive branch


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022,


Pages: 372 - 376


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