As the civil war in Syria escalates, Turkey’s position becomes more and more controversial. In the beginning, it was the right thing to do to end friendly relations with the al-Assad regime. Nuray Mert i Hurriyet Daily News den 6/8.
But there must have been a more sensible strategy that could have been pursued in order to avoid the complications that came later. Turkey failed in this respect and over-engaged itself with the opposition (or rather with a branch of the opposition), ending up in a position of undeclared war. Nuray Mert i Hurriyet Daily News den 6/8.