A new report from the U.S. National Intelligence council claims the possible formation of Kurdistan may harm Turkey’s unity in upcoming years.
One of six scenarios presented in the report consisted of a rising Kurdistan, which in turn affects Turkey’s territorial unity by carrying a risk of separation.
Turkey will also play an increasing role in the international arena and will have a wider influence in global affairs, the report said.
The report suggested that European countries should keep the possibility of Turkey’s accession going, as well as the negotiations.
The report further stated that Turkey, among countries like Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico and South Africa may witness an economic rise. Russia, Japan and Europe, however, may undergo an economic decline, according to the report.
Further scenarios included a decline in the “superpower” status as the United States as the country becomes “first among equals” in a new multi-polar world order.
China, however, is mentioned as a “slowly rising” global power that will “remain a top-tier player in Asia.”
Islamist terror may be over by 2030, the report read.