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The new Istanbul attack: Counter-terrorism options and dilemmas  for Turkey – by Maria Chr. Alvanou

The Saturday night dual blast in Istanbul came as a tragic reminder that Turkey’s internal problems are a constant source for violent threats. Despite Daesh rhetoric, what really troubles the country is the terror activity perpetrated by Kurdish groups. From an operational point of view the methodology used tells us nothing new about how Kurdish groups carry out attacks. Continue reading