Interests over ideology: Why al-Jolani is expanding into northern Aleppo, and how Turkey might respond

By Walid Al Nofal|2022-10-15T00:50:55+02:00October 14, 2022|

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham’s expansion into northern Aleppo can be explained not through ideology, but strategic interests. Whether or not the hardline faction holds on to its recently captured territory hinges on how Turkey responds.