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Turkey, the Kurds, and the US

On January 8, 2020, Posted by , In Middle East, With Comments Off on Turkey, the Kurds, and the US

By Amanda Gach Background Turkey and the United States have been allies since World War I. Turkish-US alliance was essential during the Cold War and Turkey is a key NATO partner today. For decades, Turkey has been fighting against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is deemed a Marxist-separatist guerrilla…