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Erdoğan’s fight against the Kurds: the war no one can win

But the stakes keep rising

By David Barchard  

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How much worse is Turkey’s struggle with the PKK going get? The question is prompted by the car bomb attack at Vezneciler in the heart of Istanbul’s old city last Tuesday, carried out against a police bus on its way to work during the morning rush hour, left 11 people—six of them police officers—dead and 36 others injured.…

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