Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci
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There Is Real Anger at Erdogan's Authoritarianism, But a Turkish Spring Is Unlikely

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2013 | 12:48 PM

Going back just a few weeks, there was genuine hope in Turkey over the potential for a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue which had lingered for decades. But any goodwill raised among the secular segments of Turkish society by progress on Kurdish peace has been dashed by...

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Turkish-Kurdish Peace: It Is Different This Time

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2013 | 8:32 AM

Following the PKK's offer a ceasefire in March, those living in Turkey are beginning to wonder if there is hope for peace now. The PKK has declared a ceasefire quite a few times in the past. On previous occasions this did not lead to any meaningful peace process....

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