The Many Roles of Turkey in the Syrian Crisis

In her recently published article, “The Many Roles of Turkey in the Syrian Crisis”, CCAS Associate Professor Rochelle Davis and co-author Asli Ilgit examines Turkey’s multi-faceted involvement in the Syrian crisis, including its significant refugee effort and assistance to the Syrian opposition. Syria’s future remains uncertain, but Turkey’s recent “behind-the-scenes politics” and greater role in international mediation may be significant in determining who ascends to power after Assad. To read this article, published in the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP), click here.

This poster, hanging on a pole in Istanbul, Turkey, was created by NGO Foundation of Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief of a Syrian refugee in Istanbul, Turkey. It reads:

Winter comes. Bread and Blanket for Syria.
Photo credit: Nicholas Griffin