By Nicklas Norling
Imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan’s recent calls  for the Kurdish militants to end the armed struggle  inside Turkey seemed designed to show that they were on the brink of a peace deal. It didn’t work. The likelihood of a formal peace settlement has never been worse, and for now this may suit both the PKK and the Turkish government.
By Gareth H. Jenkins
By Svante E. Cornell & Halil Magnus Karaveli