TITLE

Turks take hardened stance after Ocalan

AUTHOR(S)
Kohen, Sami
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/26/99, Vol. 91 Issue 63, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Turkey's capture of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan in Kenya. How Ocalan is the leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK); The view of Turkey's Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit on the Kurdish issue; The view of Western analysts that the capture is an opportunity for Turkey to review its policy on Kurdish issues; The question of whether Ocalan's capture will bring an end to the PKK; Negative effects of Ocalan's capture on foreign policy.
ACCESSION #
1571993

 

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