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Global Insider: Iran, Syria and Turkey vs. the PKK

Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010

Syrian forces detained 400 people last month in connection with the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Meanwhile Syria, Turkey and Iran have seemingly stepped up their coordinated response to the militant group. In an e-mail interview, Aliza Marcus, a writer based in Washington, and the author of "Blood and Belief," a book on the PKK, explains Syria's,Turkey's, and Iran's fight against the militant group.

WPR: Historically, what has been the level of cooperation between Turkey, Syria and Iran in fighting Iraq-based PKK and PJAK militants? ...

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