For many nations, energy is significant not only as it applies to providing for the consumption needs of the region's populace, but also in terms of developing the means of exporting it and dealing with the effect that this has on the environment.
Feb 19, 2014
Ninety years after the foundation of the Turkish Republic, Ankara appears to be on the verge of a paradigmatic change in its approach to the Kurdish question. It is too early to tell whether the current negotiations between Ankara and the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) will manage to accommodate Kurdish cultural and political demands. Yet, for perhaps the first time in its history, the Turkish Republic seems willing to incorporate Kurds into the political system rather than militarily confront them.
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