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After decades of war, Kurdish party calls for dialogue in Turkey ...

www.cnn.com/2013/03/21/world/meast/turkey-kurdish-leader/

Mar 21, 2013 ... Kurdish rebel chief Abdullah Ocalan in Masnaa on the Lebanon-Syria border on 28 ... READ: Can Turkey seize the 'Kurdish card' for itself?

Reese Erlich: Syria: The Kurdish Wild Card - Truthdig

www.truthdig.com/report/item/syria_the_kurdish_wildcard_20120828

Aug 28, 2012 ... Armed Kurds could be a powerful force in the Syrian uprising, but ... The Turkish government has long battled Kurdish fighters within its ... The Turks argue that an extremist faction of Kurds, the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, (PYD), seized the ... The PKK rejects the “terrorist” label and calls itself a national ...

Turkey duped the US, and Isis is reaping the rewards | The ...

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Aug 30, 2015 ... By strongly playing the Turkish nationalist and anti-Kurdish card, Mr Erdogan hopes ... How does Isis itself assess the new US-Turkish accord?

Behind the Kurdish Hunger Strike in Turkey | Middle East Research ...

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Nov 8, 2012 ... Such experiences have moved thousands of Kurds in Turkey to join the .... “ Instead, believing that they were powerful and that they could defeat us with .... party positioned itself to ride a wave of Turkish nationalism erupting in the country's west. ... But some seized on the opportunity to claim that Erdoğan's...

Turkey's Syria Headache | Inter Press Service

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Aug 9, 2016 ... The overly ambitious foreign policy of the Turkish government where ... the pro- Kurdish forces have effectively seized Turkey's southern borders and more ... A normalisation of relations is not even on the cards at this point; what is on ... Only when there is peace in Syria can there truly be regional stability.

Turkey: Why Yet Another Country Invaded Syria | The Official ...

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Sep 14, 2016 ... She told The Progressive that Syrian Kurds and the Turkish military agreed ... the people of the region will defend themselves,” Mohamad said. ... The IS split off from the Nusra Front and by the summer of 2014 had seized a swath of territory in central Syria and Iraq. ... Syria: The Kurdish Wild CardIn "Syria"...

The Kurdish war: How ISIS and Syria are reigniting an old conflict in ...

www.vox.com/2014/10/15/6977599/pkk-turkey-isis-kobane-syria

Oct 15, 2014 ... If the Turkey-PKK conflict restarts in earnest, the Syrian civil war will get even ... As you can see in the map above, Turkey has a significant Kurdish .... Share this card stack! .... Between 2008 and 2011, what's now ISIS put itself together out of .... Iraqi Kurds seized Sinjar, a town that rests on a critical h...

M of A - Kurds Lose Out As Neo-Ottoman Turks Steal Syria's Jarablus

www.moonofalabama.org/2016/08/kurds-lose-out-as-neo-ottoman-turks-steal-syrias-jarablus.html

Aug 24, 2016 ... For now the Turkish president Erdogan will continue his way no matter what ..... After all, if pressed too much, YPG can throw itself on the bosom of Mother Russia . ..... their ISIS ID cards/flags for al Nusra or al Zenki ID cards/flags. .... They seized the state buildings and official institution buildings in the town...

M of A - Turkey - Erdogan Bashing Will Not Stop Foreign Policy ...

www.moonofalabama.org/2016/07/turkey-erdogan-bashing-fails-to-prevent-foreign-policy-changes-.html

Jul 22, 2016 ... The Turkish public perceives it as a military coup against the people that thankfully failed. ..... supporters of Gulen, and their businesses would probably be seized ..... Then Greece plays the trump card: lets Macedonia call itself ...

For Erdogan, Turkish assault is about containing the Kurds as much ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/turkey/11762210/For-Erdogan-Turkish-assault-is-about-containing-the-Kurds-as-much-as-fighting-Isil.html

Jul 25, 2015 ... For Erdogan, Turkish assault is about containing the Kurds as much as fighting Isil ... Turkey's worst fear is that Isil will drive them out, and seize the ... However, senior rebel leaders say they do not expect the bombing - in itself, .... bay but I doubt if he can last much longer since he plays the muslim card ...

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Turkey has further complicated the Syrian war by attacking the ...

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Oct 20, 2016 ... Turkish jets and artillery struck U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters ... ally Turkey is showing itself to be more and more of a wild card, ... Erdogan's government fears that Kurdish territorial gains inside Syria will embolden their ...

Turkey's emergency rule stokes Kurdish separatism - Al-Monitor

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Sep 13, 2016 ... Purges at municipalities and schools in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast, ... yelling 'We've seized the administration' and usurped the will of the people ... on the cards and emergency-rule powers used to oust a legal Kurdish party .... "the Pope" or "the Jews" seemingly as if Turke...

Erdogan plays 'Arab card' in Kobani - Al-Monitor

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Oct 28, 2014 ... Bent on not leaving Kobani to the Kurds, Turkish President Erdogan starts a debate ... watching out for an opportunity to seize the opposition-controlled areas. ... the PYD is unacceptable but that the peshmerga or the FSA can go to Kobani. ... he said, “Its name, which is actually Ayn al-Arab, speaks for itself.