Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cizre and the New Turkey’s Kurdish Problem

  In the small Kurdish-majority city of Cizre, Kurdish affiliates of the PKK have been digging trenches to prevent Turkish security forces from entering the city center. In recent weeks, two Kurdish children have been killed during these clashes. Against … Continue reading

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The New Turkey and Saudi Arabia’s New King

*Authors note: For a far more detailed analysis about the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, please read my RUSI colleague, Michael Stephens’, excellent piece over at Al Jazeera English.  In recent years, the Turkish-Saudi relationship has come under strain, … Continue reading

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