Business Insider quotes Rafik Hariri Center Nonresident Fellow Aaron Stein on the volatile situation in Turkey as Ankara targets PKK-affiliated groups: 

“Ankara’s recent shift in its approach toward ISIS requires continued vigilance to target the group’s network in Turkey,” Aaron Stein writes in the Atlantic Council. “Similarly, the resumption of PKK-Turkish state violence will also result in continued arrests and military operations, which will inevitably include HDP members in addition to ISIS-linked cells.

“For the foreseeable future, Ankara will find itself waging independent counterterror operations designed to realize two different political end goals—and resulting in low-level violence for the near-term.”

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