Selahattin Demirtas, co-chair of the HDP. OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images
Kurds Rising
Erdogan’s Approaching Downfall—and a Kurdish Revolution

Turkey must find a way to manage what amounts to a Kurdish revolution. Will it attempt to meet the Kurds halfway, or take a nationalist turn?

Published on: June 10, 2015
Svante E. Cornell is director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, a Joint Center affiliated with Johns Hopkins University–SAIS and the Institute for Security and Development Policy in Stockholm. He is the publisher of the biweekly Turkey Analyst.
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