Thursday, January 10, 2013

PKK Co-Founder Sakine Cansiz Shot Dead in Paris

3 Kurdish Activists Assassinated in Information Center

Kurdish separatist leader Sakine Cansiz and two other Kurdish activists appear to have been shot dead, execution style, in the heart of Paris. Read more

Suspicion will fall on Turkey and on a possible internal fight for control of the militant Kurdish movement. Click here to read more about it, and here to read about the decades-old Turkish-Kurdish conflict.

The PKK picture is muddy, to say the least. Iran, Syria and Iraq have their hands in the organization. The sands in which it operates are shifting--and deadly.