Drug Smuggling as Main Source of PKK Terrorism

Drug Smuggling as Main Source of PKK Terrorism By Sedat Laçiner February 12, 2008, International Strategic Research Organization Some claim that Turkey is one of the transit countries of the drug trafficking, not a consumer; so the fight against narcotic should not be involved with in the priority struggels of Turkey. Even, within some conversations, it [...]

Drug Smuggling as Main Source of PKK Terrorism2021-03-04T14:21:36-05:00

Children of Terror: The Case of the PKK

Children of Terror: The Case of the PKK By Sedat Laçiner November 4, 2010 The International Strategic Research Organization The number of children killed by PKK terrorist organization deliberately is more than 300 since 1984. Actually, we may add ‘stone or molotov cocktail-throwing children’ to the number of victims. The Turkish government has been making efforts [...]

Children of Terror: The Case of the PKK2021-03-04T14:19:34-05:00

PKK: The Worst Enemy of Kurdish Interests

PKK: The Worst Enemy of Kurdish Interests By Maxime Gauin* August 11, 2011, Journal of Turkish Weekly The naïveté in the West about the so-called “Kurdistan Workers’ Party” (PKK) decreased gradually during the last decade, but did not disappear. The reluctance of news agencies to even directly label it a terrorist organization is a remarkable example [...]

PKK: The Worst Enemy of Kurdish Interests2021-03-04T14:24:46-05:00

The PKK’s New Offensive: Implications for Turkey, Iraqi Kurds, and the United States

The PKK's New Offensive: Implications for Turkey, Iraqi Kurds, and the US By Soner Cagaptay and Ali Koknar The Washington Institute For Near East Policy PolicyWatch #877 - June 25, 2004 On June 1, 2004, the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) -- an organization that appears on the State Department's list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations and whose [...]

The PKK’s New Offensive: Implications for Turkey, Iraqi Kurds, and the United States2021-03-04T14:13:08-05:00

Turkey, United States, and Ocalan: The Stakes

Turkey, United States, and Ocalan: The Stakes By Alan Makovsky The Washington Institute For Near East Policy Policy Watch -Number 352-1999 The arrest of Workers’ Party of Kurdistan (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan in Italy last week was a rare example of the capture of a major terrorist group leader. In contrast, an Italian court’s decision today [...]

Turkey, United States, and Ocalan: The Stakes2021-03-04T14:10:49-05:00

Case Study of the PKK in Turkey

Case Study of the PKK in Turkey By Ismail Soysal Foundation for Middle East and Balkan Studies 1994 Separatist Terror: Menace of the Post Cold War Period Asia Minor, or Anatolia, as it is also called, has throughout history, served as one of the world’s major land bridges linking Europe, Asia and Africa. Thousands of years [...]

Case Study of the PKK in Turkey2021-03-04T14:09:00-05:00

The PKK Strategy in Europe to Place Turkey on Trial

The PKK Strategy in Europe to Place Turkey on Trial By Michael Radu Foreign Policy Research Institute-February 26, 1999 After the arrest of the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) "Chairman" Abdullah Ocalan on February 16 in Kenya, and his subsequent transfer to a Turkish jail to stand trial, widespread "Kurdish" demonstrations erupted throughout Europe, Canada, Australia, and [...]

The PKK Strategy in Europe to Place Turkey on Trial2021-03-04T14:05:03-05:00

Who is Abdullah Ocalan?

Who is Abdullah Ocalan? By Michael Radu Foreign Policy Research Institute November 16, 1998 On November 13, the Italian police arrested Abdullah Ocalan, founder and leader of the Kurdish Worker’s Party (PKK) at Rome’s airport. He had just arrived from Moscow with a false passport and, upon arrest, asked for political asylum. Coming at a time [...]

Who is Abdullah Ocalan?2021-03-04T14:04:36-05:00
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