Turkish Quagmire: Why Turkey Blocks Sweden’s Nato Accession

Av Halil Karaveli
Publicerad 16 februari, 2023
8 sidor

Turkey was bound to have issues with Sweden and its pro-Kurdish stance, and singled out Sweden because of its longstanding commitment to Kurdish aspirations. However, it is the continued US support for Kurds that is Turkey’s main concern, argues Halil Karaveli in this brief written for the Stockholm Free World Forum.

Halil Karaveli is a Senior Fellow at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center. He is the author of Why Turkey is Authoritarian: From Atatürk to Erdoğan (Pluto Press, 2018).