Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is banking on Iran’s support for a Turkish offensive against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) bases in the Qandil Mountain range bordering Iran and Iraq, although questions remain about the scope of the operation and the extent of Iranian backing.
Editors: Paul Rivlin, Joel D. Parker, Hay E. C. Yanarocak and Ceng Sagnic Iqtisadi: Vol. 8, No. 6, Turkeyscope Vol. 2 No. 7 – June 15, 2017 – Turkey’s pre-election economic crisis Paul Rivlin During April-May 2018, the Turkish lira fell by 24 percent against the dollar. On 23 May, after the lira fell to […]