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Ahmet S Yayla @ahmetsyayla Washington, DC

Asst. Prof. @DeSales Homeland Security; Faculty @GeorgetownSCS Master's in Applied Intelligence; Fellow @gwupoe, Fmr Counterterrorism & Operations Police Chief

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Joined Twitter 4/11/16


A million people are jailed at China's gulags. I managed to escape. Here's what really goes on inside. https://t.co/0ziV9gfrtQErdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons. https://t.co/YoiMVmA644 https://t.co/KMWcbzJo04
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaErdogan's relations with the #IS There are several reports that Ankara - especially President #Erdogan - has close… https://t.co/78wrZfnkrK
10/20
2019
This was announced yesterday by @guardian. Seemed highly surprising & unexpected...and it is indeed unfounded. No i… https://t.co/3a5IMNze2B
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaNobody has a plan for thousands of ISIS fighters detained by Kurds in Syria https://t.co/TuWwKnEPGF by @umarfarooq_
10/19
2019
Crime-Terror Interactions in Sub-Saharan Africa - James J. F. Forest (@JJFForest), Studies in Conflict & Terrorism: https://t.co/KMwpQbUo7r
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10/18
2019
U.S. sanctions against Turkey 'full steam ahead' despite ceasefire deal, Senator Graham says https://t.co/TE0Hapc91b | ▪ Ahval News
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTwitter suspends several Turkish accounts after trending hashtag on Trump https://t.co/F6vyBgGiFz | ▪ Ahval News
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaAs state-aligned media in Turkey, the world’s leading press jailer, claims there’s tension between the Trump admin… https://t.co/aRham8muvU
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTrump's 2015 remark of his "conflict of interest" in Turkey has been well-quoted. What he told Steve Bannon shortly… https://t.co/QjYX36KjF0
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaOn the anniversary of losing Raqqa, #ISIS claims for the first time freeing imprisoned women whom it said were held… https://t.co/SNbVTAQnpU
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaMy latest - “Women in #IslamicState: From Caliphate to Camps” for #ICCTJournal. Recent news on women-led violence i… https://t.co/Dy3EVt1rFG
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10/17
2019
Trump assigned his attorney general and Treasury secretary to deal with the Turkish president's pleas to avoid char… https://t.co/8l0NZyLoOPBot-like Turkish accounts complement military operation in Syria As Turkey prepared to take large swaths of northe… https://t.co/2kmlvgdj0N'Russia may hand over Kobani to Erdoğan, as it has no strategic importance to anyone but Kurds' https://t.co/Lg1cQ4FXVj | ▪ Ahval News
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla @EricLiptonNYT 4/ Reza #Zarrab 's testimony depicted high-level corruption in Turkey, riveted the Turkish public an… https://t.co/CfyC7jW0FW
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#BREAKING Erdogan says won't meet Pence, Pompeo on Ankara visit https://t.co/6wZGef3av9
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaThe US justice dept has indicted a state-owned Turkish bank. That's a big deal: it could mean a *vast* fine, hinder… https://t.co/m0L3P8FBXx
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaMy latest, about a Turkish-backed FSA soldier confronting some the crimes against humanity his group committed in A… https://t.co/wANuYWwNYY
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaWhen he witnessed his fellow fighters committing war crimes in #Afrin, Ziad Ibrahim left the #FSA. Amid Turkey's la… https://t.co/Q0qT6DcxXJ
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10/16
2019
The State Department plans to craft waivers to continue U.S. arms sales to Turkey, despite escalating diplomatic te… https://t.co/FNpokXqB8EUSA Berman: Senior Halkbank management, supported & protected by high-ranking Turkish gov’t officials, carried out… https://t.co/ml5fTkFrrv
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkish bank charged in Manhattan federal court for its participation in a multibillion-dollar Iranian sanctions ev… https://t.co/LQdgWsN5gm
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaBREAKING: SDNY charges Turkish state-run bank Halkbank in sanctions violations in connection with the record-breaki… https://t.co/LsfGin4ibv
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#JustIn: #SDNY charges Turkish state owned Halkbank, in indictment: 1) conspiracy to defraud US 2) conspiracy to v… https://t.co/KNf63tG6K8
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#Breaking: Southern District of NY said: “Halkbank,” was charged today in a six-count Indictment with fraud, mo… https://t.co/RbhHtg1yE4
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#Breaking: Federal prosecutors in New York just announced charges against Halk Bank, largest Turkish state owned… https://t.co/hyxKoqcCSz
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla @mike_giglio Congratulations @mike_giglio I am looking forward to reading it.
10/15
2019
UK refuses to join France, Germany and Netherlands in halting arms sales to Turkey https://t.co/XIMjEvIpeUWATCH: Turkey using militias to advance in Syria, including former Al Qaeda and ISIS members “close to U.S. forces”… https://t.co/iffFPdNgqR
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaHundreds of people fled a Kurdish-run camp housing relatives of Islamic State fighters after Turkish airstrikes hit… https://t.co/ff89MGwWNJ
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10/14
2019
Esper says talks are still underway with Turkey to get back to a safe zone in northern Syria. His message to the… https://t.co/R71isdnQoj
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaDefense Secretary Esper on Fox News Sunday says that last night President Trump "directed that we begin a deliberat… https://t.co/5ZUrLoRgkL
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaU.S. Forces Leave ‘High-Value’ ISIS Detainees Behind in Retreat From Syria - The New York Times https://t.co/kLxKltWHqA
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla📹 A father who lost his three children: "Kill me...My home is destroyed... I have lost not only one but three... I… https://t.co/8eGTuT9s93
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaErdogan’s shadow army: The influence of SADAT, Turkey's private defense group. #SADAT has been heavily involved in… https://t.co/eZQ9OXBJNL
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#ISISJailBreak Freed #ISIS fighters are expected to launch attacks in Southeast Asia as Asean governments will not… https://t.co/GSFpnmzPUH
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla1/ US official tells me Turkish backed Syrian rebels have set up checkpoints on road between Ain Issa and Kobani. W… https://t.co/Bynf8TOp2R
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaAin Issa displacement camp now under control of Turkish-backed forces, aid groups say. Annexe of 950 foreign women… https://t.co/OuQ0UiQ1i4
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkey is blocking access to social media near the sites of its invasion into Syria. https://t.co/fwnK5oPcf2
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10/13
2019
This is the rejection letter for the work that just won the Nobel Prize. Don’t stop believing! I should save all o… https://t.co/BkuZffZCxa
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkey’s invasion of Syria puts Islamic State fight on hold at a critical time https://t.co/sPEAlymLrDMy latest: "The Jihadism Motivated Terrorist Threat in #Germany" in an @ASPI_org Special Report on the #ASPI/#KAShttps://t.co/sAuyE9nbhU
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaEven though Turkey has the grid coordinates of American outposts in Syria, they aimed their artillery so that it la… https://t.co/pFJU3mmdY6
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaCoalition officials say the Turkish account of the firing at Kobane doesn’t reflect what happened. The shells were… https://t.co/V4bMJGX7OE
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaCoalition official tells me after Turkish bombing near US base Mashtenour hill: “They know we are there, we told th… https://t.co/NjDMfLKiG6
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10/12
2019
Turkish forces have fired on a declared U.S. military outpost in northern Syria. Turkey knows all of our locations… https://t.co/OITjFHxSNd
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkey’s Erdogan threatens EU with waves of refugees if it doesn’t support his country’s Syria offensive https://t.co/6SM2dX8Eha
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#Erdogan claims Turkey launched #OperationPeaceSpring against PKK/YPG and #ISIS #PeaceSpringOperation has nothing… https://t.co/yf3eYJnIfg
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10/11
2019
I talked to a former ISIS member about the group's planning to break out prisoners. he very explicitly explained th… https://t.co/id7nC7BpwG
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaAcc to reports, Russia and US opposed the ‘condemnations’ on Turkey for the opereation. — Trump-Putin-Erdogan partn… https://t.co/Wo4uf0lxlb
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla“We will open the gates and send 3.6 million refugees your way." Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatens to sen… https://t.co/0httxv8eyZ
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaIt’s no secret that there are many ex-ISIS fighters living out in the open in Turkey. So I read this as being impli… https://t.co/2l2EWFAzCH
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaA thread on Kurdish groups and foreign fighters: @azelin is right that this issue is likely to gain more attention… https://t.co/HZRIzxOsb6
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla @drdavidmalet @azelin There were already a small number of Westerners fighting for the YPG (including Americans), b… https://t.co/qwKyL80tRpErdogan's threat to "open the gates" and flood refugees into Europe is one he has made and followed through on befo… https://t.co/Q3jc24g4Tx
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaIf you thought getting to Jerusalem via Aleppo was hard, try doing it via Qamishli. https://t.co/4t6oA2LuhP
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaIt’s not a “Peace” offensive until you start rounding up the people clamoring for peace. (via Turkish state media)… https://t.co/E1FyA2KZBL
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaNew: Our updated numbers for ISIS in America legal cases (196) and the monthly summary of legal proceedings. https://t.co/9hVvn8frZh
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaSatellite imagery shows the Chinese government is destroying Uighur Muslim graveyards as part of Beijing's effort t… https://t.co/dQ9xBo27jQ
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10/10
2019
IF Turkey makes a ground invasion of Northern Syria, I hope reporting will pay close attention to force composition… https://t.co/LYWlaC9WPw
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaRussia won't get involved in conflict between Turkey, Syria: RIA cites lawmaker https://t.co/8X0bSNon9iI spoke to an official responsible for ISIS families in the al-Hol camp and other Kurdish officials in Syria hours… https://t.co/bfsFtPjpYY
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTal Abyad, a Syrian border town, was the main supply route for ISIS from 6/14-6/15 when weapons, explosives, and fi… https://t.co/HMB1YYX0qX
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin discuss Syria offensive: Turkish presidency https://t.co/Ba6JInv6FH https://t.co/BqlchtFExS
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#Erdogan claims Turkey launched #OperationPeaceSpring against PKK/YPG and #ISIS #PeaceSpringOperation has nothing… https://t.co/yf3eYJnIfgVIDEO: 🇸🇾 Fighters of the al-Hamza Division, a rebel group backed by Turkey and affiliated with pro-Ankara fighters… https://t.co/8ZSOkCtbCW
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla#BREAKING Thousands of #Kurds start fleeing the Syrian-Turkish border areas. Video shows endless refugee stream:… https://t.co/hpi7WA4y0w
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkey must pay a heavy price for attacking our Syrian Kurdish partners. Senators on both sides of the aisle won't… https://t.co/6skCEBTqtg
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla“We’ve documented Turkish-backed factions arbitrarily arresting individuals, looting, harassing, and confiscating p… https://t.co/HiqyjXKMBU
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla'It Didn’t Have to Be This Way’ https://t.co/BOlmoeecya Commentary by former CENTCOM commander retired Gen. Joseph… https://t.co/TXSJnTZejE
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaAbu Mohammad al-Jolani, leader of al-Nusra Front (al-Qaeda branch in Syria) in a televised speech endorses the plan… https://t.co/AvwGwZSEO7
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla @RTErdogan @MeanLin1 #OperationPeaceSpring is not about #ISIS Stop lying! #PeaceSpringBREAKING: Turkish President Erdoğan says Turkish military operation against Kurdish and ISIS forces in northern Syr… https://t.co/0HiwLjTjVJ
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10/9
2019
START @START_UMD releases 2018 GTD dataset: Global terrorism decreases as recent uptick in U.S. terrorist attacks w… https://t.co/XMq6FBmY2iOpinion | The Taliban still hasn’t broken with al-Qaeda https://t.co/Bb6NBiCw2j
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaRegarding the effects of USA pulling out from Northern Syria, and Turkey going in we listen to the country experts… https://t.co/uGvvefimx5
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaAsim Umar: Al-Qaeda's South Asia chief 'killed in Afghanistan' https://t.co/GqRqloC07rThousands of Islamic State prisoners of war from around the world are being detained by the Syrian Kurd forces whom… https://t.co/xJ71O6BwldTrump endorsed a Turkish military operation in Kurdish-controlled northeastern Syria, resulting in broad criticism… https://t.co/hzpTElNreH
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10/8
2019
Erdoğan says number of captured ISIS fighters 'exaggerated’ | Ahval https://t.co/nMFS3A8ocO @GlobalMedia_ @iupress Looking forward to reading it. Congratulations!"And if an already tense situation between the Kurds and #Turkey intensifies, militia members will likely be called… https://t.co/vd0j15PBOT
Retweeted by Ahmet S Yayla"Turkey will now be responsible for all ISIS fighters" https://t.co/pfnwtWSMyUU.S. Troops to Withdraw From Northern Syria Ahead of Turkish Incursion https://t.co/UASRx8NNSr
10/7
2019
The one million Uighur and other Turkic Muslims detained in China's "re-education" camps report "unbearable brutali… https://t.co/DFvQGZQ4r3
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaTurkey is ready to start a military operation in northern Syria to retake areas from American-backed Kurdish forces… https://t.co/ao8L9YHtGf
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10/6
2019
Turkey's president threatens to launch a solo military operation into northeastern Syria, saying the Turkish army i… https://t.co/ebD0xSJ3RY
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaShould probably have highlighted this sooner on social media. With @jaynehuckerby and @drljshepherd and excellent s… https://t.co/NJH8JKLW9f
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10/5
2019
#Turkey’s Gaziantep University in the southeastern border province of #Gaziantep will open departments in three nor… https://t.co/8a9LjwBzFJ
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaHow ISIS Operates in Iraq Today https://t.co/ZVOLzNuswF
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10/4
2019
Islamic State's money transfer network busted in Turkey https://t.co/0VGpCTvyia via @AlMonitor
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaIslamic State's money transfer network busted in Turkey https://t.co/0VGpCTvyia via @AlMonitorSo...hawala? Yup. "IS financiers have made swift money transfers to IS members, mostly in Syria, via front companie… https://t.co/RYTiU9irVb
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaU.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkey Foray Into Syria A major incursion could prompt Trump administration to wi… https://t.co/OquFzq1bLWHow The U.S. Hacked ISIS https://t.co/k3bgbo5Qdy
10/3
2019
"Jamal Khashoggi's murder opened a window on Saudi Arabia. And it's up to us to make sure we look into that and fin… https://t.co/Oi5WGC8j2y
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaYet allowed #kashoggi to be slaughtered! https://t.co/MPkFcOYHxMHundreds of Turkish National Police who studied in the U.S. have been fired, jailed, families threatened & harassed… https://t.co/OjGRDlwjd7
Retweeted by Ahmet S YaylaA special thanks to @gcordner for his ongoing support to the former #Turkish Police officers who had their PhDs in… https://t.co/kU0xizgvRz
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10/2
2019

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