The transformation of the discourses of the PKK since the 2000s is placed virtually at the center of Middle East politics as they relate to the Kurdish issue.
Secondly, it focuses on the role(s) the authors attribute to the ideological, political and military evolution of the PKK and its impact on regional politics.
In this respect, his book is one of the few existing studies that analyze, as a case, the texts about world politics published by the PKK.
US officials are in contact with PKK
leaders in the PKK
camps located in Kandil Mountains in northern Iraq.
Spurred by signs that south-eastern cities have become secure enough to merit investments - PKK attacks now occur mainly in isolated mountainous areas - business people in Istanbul and other western Turkish cities are preparing to plough hundreds of millions of dollars into the region.
Turkey's military claims it has all but crushed the PKK over the past two years and that the rebels are now unable to do more than mount small hit-and-run attacks against military and civilian targets.
The PKK originates in Turkey as part of the radical movements of the 1960s, its ideology a mixture of Marxism-Leninism, Kurdish nationalism-separatism, and a cult of personality around its leader, Abdullah Ocalan.
Between 1992 and 1996, the war between the Turkish state and the PKK was at its height.
The second big risk is sabotage from the PKK
. The organization does not have the courage to go against Eucalan as his sole image holds the organization together.