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Ömer Özkizilcik

Ömer Özkizilcik

Ömer Özkizilcik works as an analyst at the Middle East Foundation in Ankara and is the editor of Suriye Gündemi, a Turkish news site about the Syrian conflict.

Why are former Centcom officials propagating the betrayal of Syrian Kurds when they have argued that the SDF are a multi-ethnic group for years, questions Ömer Özkizilcik.

18 October, 2019

Analysis: Three years after the failed coup attempt in Turkey, Ankara is pursuing its national interest with fewer distractions, writes Ömer Özkizilcik

15 July, 2019

Analysis: The Turkish-backed rebels are understandably praising Turkey's efforts to avoid a bloodbath in Idlib, but confusion remains over exactly where they are to be, reports Ömer Özkizilcik.

02 October, 2018

Comment: The cost of reconstruction of Syria could be split between the regime axis, the US and its allies, and Turkey and its allies, suggests Ömer Özkizilcik.

25 September, 2018

Analysis: Many consider the armed opposition defeated and the Syrian uprising dead. But Syria's rebels are keeping faith in their revolution, writes Ömer Özkizilcik.

24 July, 2018