The Turkish Operation in Afrin (Syria) and the Silence of the Lambs

Sharing: Operation Olive Branch On 20th January 2018, the Turkish military started to attack the Kurdish-populated region of Afrin in Syria (“Operation Olive Branch“). With its letter to the Security Council of 22nd January 2018, Turkey justified this action as self-defence in terms of Art. 51 UN Charter. The relevant passage of the letter is: … Continue reading The Turkish Operation in Afrin (Syria) and the Silence of the Lambs