You searched for: Content Type Policy Brief Remove constraint Content Type: Policy Brief Publishing Institution The Washington Institute for Near East Policy Remove constraint Publishing Institution: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy Political Geography Turkey Remove constraint Political Geography: Turkey Topic Counterinsurgency Remove constraint Topic: Counterinsurgency
- Author: Soner Cagaptay, Ata Akiner
- Publication Date: 07-2009
- Content Type: Policy Brief
- Institution: The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
- Abstract: Intent on resolving its ongoing Kurdish problem, Turkey launched a peace initiative last spring that includes measures to disarm the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a group listed by the State Department as a foreign terrorist organization. But does the PKK want peace? The following statements by top PKK leaders provide insight into the group's intentions, the prospects for peace, and the implications for the United States.
- Topic: Communism, Peace Studies, Terrorism, Armed Struggle, Counterinsurgency
- Political Geography: United States, Turkey