Turkish: military interpreting and interrogation practices

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by Army Language School (U.S.) Publication date The widespread and systematic use of torture in Turkey goes back to the Ottoman the foundation of the Republic of Turkey, torture of civilians by the Turkish Armed Forces was widespread during the Dersim rebellion.

The Sansaryan Han police headquarters and Harbiye Military Prison in Istanbul became known for torture in the s. Amnesty International (AI) first documented Turkish. After Turkish Armed Forces Foundation were established with this understanding and some investments, though limited were initiated.

Besides the administrative and financial difficulties in maintaining and improving the national capabilities, limited national resources as well as the procurement policies proved insufficient to fill the. On October 26–27,the United States conducted Operation Kayla Mueller, a military operation named after Kayla Mueller, that resulted in the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the then-leader and self-proclaimed "caliph" of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist operation took place in the outskirts of Barisha, Idlib Governorate, Syria.

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Political Role of the Military. In the first seven decades since the founding of the Turkish Republic insix of the nation's nine presidents had military backgrounds. Turkish officials reject allegations, however, that their new military base in Qatar represents a threat to Gulf neighbors, arguing it was the product of an agreement penned three years before the.

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The SDF/YPG has signaled pragmatism, saying it is prepared for any Turkish military moves but hopes for a diplomatic resolution. 53 Some reports indicate that the Kurdish forces continue to.

Matthew S. Gordon studies the socio-political history of the early Islamic Near East. His book, The Breaking of a Thousand Swords: A History of the Turkish Military of Samarra (SUNY Press) appeared in A primer, entitled Understanding Islam (Duncan Baird Publishers/Oxford University Press), was published in Torture practices, also called ''aggressive interrogation,'' are being replaced by ''non-coercive interrogation [which] would not ordinarily implicate a detainee's health [and yet] there is a case.

The Makings of a Crisis in Turkish-American Relations. its antipathy toward the PKK by joining forces with the Turkish military in major operations designed to eradicate the PKK from the latter’s bases in northern Iraq. arrest procedures and interrogation practices. The military always was a guard in Turkey against Political Islam.

However, the military did not show a coherent approach to Islam. The Turkish military commanders considered themselves the guardians of democracy, and as they were confronted by anti-secular views and on several occasions intervened in politics.

Inthe Justice and Development Party came to power and as of was still in power, walking a political tightrope balancing its Islamic supporters' interests with the demands of the secularist Turkish military. The country is virtually 99 percent Muslim, mainly Sunni, following centuries of Christian decline, migration and massacres.

Editor’s Note: Turkey has emerged as an important, but confusing, actor in the greater Middle East and beyond. Its policies have oscillated as its role has expanded, and it now plays an important role in the Horn of Africa as well as with its neighbors.

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Summary Paragraph: On J authorities executed four Shia individuals on terrorism-related charges and in the same month the Supreme Court upheld the convictions and death sentences of at least 15 other individuals, presumed to be Shia, for involvement in the Eastern Province violence.

The Turkish military continues to see this incident as one of the most serious blows to Turkish-American relations and to Turkish pride, and one which Turkey will never forget. This ignited conspiracy theories about the U.S.’ “Greater Middle East Project,” which included plans to create in the region loyal allies whom the U.S.

could control. These memoirs were published as a cautionary tale about the heathen customs of the Turks, and as a guide to military practices and customs of the Turkish army. One reason for its success was that the Turks had not only overrun the Balkans but also threatened the heart of Europe with sieges of Vienna between and Reviews: 8.

The terrorist PKK group has killed more than 40 Turkish soldiers and civilians during the past month near Turkey’s southern border with Iraq.

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by Matthew Gordon (Book) 10 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.The Turkish political landscape has been volatile for a while now and, especially in the past few years, we have witnessed dramatic transformations of Turkish state structures and institutions.

The attempted coup of July 15th reinforced the significance and ongoing power of the Turkish military regardless of which political interests they are aligned with.

On J a joint convoy of the Turkish Army and the Russian Military Police became the target of a new IED attack during a patrol along the M4 highway in southern Idlib.

The explosion damaged a BTRA armored personnel carrier of the Russian Military Police, but led to no casualties. The incident happened near [ ].