THE ARAB SPRING, ITS EFFECTS ON THE KURDS, AND THE APPROACHES OF TURKEY, IRAN, SYRIA, AND IRAQ ON THE KURDISH ISSUE

Author
Aylin Ünver Noi
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
Middle East Review of International Affairs
Volume
16
Issue Number
2
Publication Date
December 2013
Institution
Global Research in International Affairs Center, Interdisciplinary Center
Abstract
This article addresses the approaches of Turkey, Iran, Syria, and Iraq in dealing with the Kurdish issue, with a special focus on historical background. In addition, the article discusses how this issue affects relations among the aforementioned countries and whether cooperation on this issue is possible. The article also examines how the Arab Spring has impacted the Kurds and the attitudes of these countries toward the Kurdish issue.
Political Geography
Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria