'We Want a Massacre' Turkish-Kurdish Tensions Escalate as Election Looms

Earlier this summer, tit-for-tat violence between the Turkish government and the country's Kurdish minority began undermining years of peace negotiations. With clashes now intensify, Turkey is in danger of descending into outright civil war.
A boy peers through a hole in a damaged wall along a street in the city of Sirnak, near Cizre, southeastern Turkey.

A boy peers through a hole in a damaged wall along a street in the city of Sirnak, near Cizre, southeastern Turkey.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ratcheted up tensions with the Kurds.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ratcheted up tensions with the Kurds.

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