The PKK: Coming Down from the Mountains (Rebels) by Doctor Paul White PDF

By Doctor Paul White

The Kurdistan employees’ get together (PKK) is notorious for its violence. The fight it has waged for Kurdish independence in southeastern Turkey has price in far more than 40,000 lives on account that 1984. A less-known truth, besides the fact that, is that the PKK now embraces a non-violent finish to the clash, with its chief Abdullah Öcalan having ordered a ceasefire and interesting in a negotiated peace with the Ankara govt. even if those tentative makes an attempt at peacemaking suggest an finish to the bloodshed is still noticeable, yet both manner the ramifications for Turkey and the broader quarter are in all likelihood huge.

Charting the ideological evolution of the PKK, in addition to its origins, goals and constitution, Paul White presents the single authoritative and up to date research of 1 of crucial non-state political gamers within the modern heart East.

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