Kurdistan Workers' Party

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Sustaining U.S. and Turkish assistance to the Syrian Kurds is crucial to blocking ISIS and stemming Russian influence, as is resolving Ankara's Kurdish problems at home

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As Ankara approaches a crucial political moment, an insurgency threatens to spiral out of control in the country’s Kurdish regions.

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The recent collapse of coalition government talks between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Republican People's Party (CHP) has increased the chances for early elections in Turkey

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Erdogan seems intent on forcing early elections by goading the PKK into further violence, but the liberal-Kurdish HDP could trump that plan by remaining committed to peace.

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Although real progress is being made on Kurdish peace in Turkey, the PKK is not likely to disarm anytime soon.

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The Kurdish town of Kobane has been declared free of the Islamic State. But despite failing in its endeavor to control Kobane, the Islamic State is not a clear loser in this battle.

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Although Kobani has spurred a KRG-PYD strategic rapprochement, Kurdish unity across borders remains elusive.

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How the looming end of a 100-year-old treaty exposes the existential paranoia at the heart of Erdogan’s foreign policy.

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