Syria


On 20th January 2018, Turkey began its military operation called “Olive branch” in Afrin, a city in the north-western part of Syria dominated by the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the mainly-Kurdish militia in the country. Ankara’s goal is to create a 30-kilometer deep safety belt that serves as a buffer […]

The Turkish operation in Afrin and the possible impact on relations with the European ...


On 20th January 2018, Turkey began its military operation called “Olive branch” in Afrin, a city in the north-western part of Syria dominated by the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the mainly-Kurdish militia in the country. Ankara’s goal is to create a 30-kilometer deep safety belt that serves as a buffer […]

The Turkish operation in Afrin and the possible impact on relations with the European ...



A cura di S.E. Armando Sanguini 25 dicembre 2016: Natale di sangue; 1°gennaio 2017: Capodanno di sangue. Fra l’una strage, Berlino, e l’altra, Istanbul, altre stragi rimaste in ombra, quasi che le loro vittime fossero meno importanti: il doppio attentato a Baghdad (29 morti) e quello a Damasco (45 morti). […]

Oltre la cronaca, cosa ci dicono i primi attentati del 2017


di Antonino Pellitteri   Una breve riflessione partendo da alcuni dati storico-culturali Scriveva Jean Sauvaget (m. 1950), uno dei grandi specialisti europei di storia dell’islam, a proposito di Aleppo, che l’accademico del Collège de France considerava “sa ville”: “Il n’est nullement exagéré de prétendre qu’on est là devant une de […]

Aleppo, la lezione della storia