VICE News Documentary – The Battle for Iraq: Defending New Kurdish Borders with the PKK

Among the groups fighting the Islamic State are the PKK or the Kurdish Workers’ Party, a faction once labeled a terrorist organization by the United States but that is now at the spear’s tip of the regional civil war in Iraq and Syria against the terrorist organization formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq […]

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International Relations
Middle East

Turkey Initiates Talks with Kurdistan Workers’ Party Leader (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan to End 30-Year Conflict

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) confirmed to media outlets that talks were initiated on Imrali Island with Abdullah Ocalan to bring an end to the 30-year long conflict that has taken 40,000 Turkish and Kurdish lives. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters in December that his government was engaging in a means to bring the […]

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