Kurds

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Will the Kurds outdo Erdogan in the June elections?

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Head of Kurdish Studies at the MDC Prof. Ofra Bengio has written an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post, analyzing the potential influence that the Kurdish constituency may have on the upcoming Turkish elections.

Turkey’s Waiting Game in Sinjar

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Michael Knights of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) discusses the imperative and difficulty of Turkey’s pushback against Kurdish and Iranian-backed militant groups in the Sinjar district of Iraq.

Turkey: Between the Hammer and the Anvil

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Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak explains the roots of the security crisis facing Turkey in the aftermath of recent suicide attacks in Ankara and Istanbul.