MESOPOTAMIA NEWS NEW BOOKS & PAPERS : PKKs Friends and Foes in the Middle East Since 1999

Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, 2018

Tomáš Kaválek –  Miroslav Mareš

This article illustrates the Kurdistan Workers’ Party’s (PKK) relationship with regional actors since 1999. The PKK maintains relations with
Iran, Syria, Russia, Iraq, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the US.
On the other hand, the PKK has strained relations with Turkey, the