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John Collison

I'm a fourth-year undergraduate at UC San Diego majoring in Political Science - International Relations and minoring in Business, from Carlsbad, CA.

Collision Course: Turkey’s Intervention in Syria

As if Russian airstrikes, ISIS suicide attacks, and chemical warfare were not enough, Turkish troops now join the Syrian civil war, a conflict entering its eighth year. On January 20, the media focused on the American government shutdown, providing no coverage on the day’s most significant development: Turkish president Recep Erdogan launched his long-promised  assault on the Kurds in northern Syria, one of America’s closest allies in the campaign against ISIS.

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