As Conflict in Idlib Escalates, Turkey's Balancing Act Is Tested
What happens next?
by Umut Korkut Tarik Basbugoglu
The recent turn of events in Idlib, an opposition stronghold in north-western Syria undergoing bombardment by the Syrian military, has put Turkey in a difficult position. Since the end of January, Syrian regime forces have killed 13 Turkish soldiers who were monitoring a tense ceasefire in Idlib. It now looks like the Syrian army is gradually winning the battle for Idlib.
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