Lokman B. Çetinkaya


Lokman B. Çetinkaya holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Law and Sociology, and an LL.M. in International Law. Lokman is a Ph.D. candidate in International Law at European University Viadrina in Germany and currently works as a Research Assistant at FSM Centre for International Law (UHAM) & Faculty of Law, Istanbul Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University. He is the author of “Safe Zone: A Response to Large-Scale Refugee Outflows and Human Suffering,” published by Springer in 2017.

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Turkey’s Military Operations in Syria

Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) carried out ‘Operation Euphrates Shield’ for 216 days from August 2016 to March 2017 in the triangle between Azaz, Jarablus and al-Bab in northern Syria. Thanks to this military operation, Turkey cleared Daesh from the region and halted the risk of the PYD/YPG exercising control of the Syrian side of the shared 911km border…

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