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Turkish soldiers in the Kurdish territory Hakkari, close to the Iraqi border (photo: ddp images/AP Photo/Murat Cetinmuhurdar, Presidential Press Service)

Peace Negotiations between Turkey and the PKK

Kurdish Conflict Threatens Erdogan's Legacy

Turkey's head of government Recep Tayyip Erdogan has led his nation into the modern age. He could bask in his success, but while skyscrapers shoot up in Istanbul, other parts of Turkey still languish at levels comparable to those of developing countries. The Kurdish conflict is partly to blame, and if Erdogan is to avoid squandering his achievements, he must at last secure peace. Commentary by Christiane SchlötzerMore