Peace, Not War, Will Solve the “Kurdish Question”

Turkey’s incursion into Northeastern Syria, officially dubbed “Operation Peace Spring”, represents the lowest point so far in the already much-troubled saga of Turkish-Kurdish relations.  While President Erdoğan has reasoned his military operation as a means to fight terrorism, the true intentions behind the operation are barely veiled  – to divide Turks and Kurds and to […]

Is there a correlation between peace and economic development?

Is there a correlation between peace and economic development? The answer is important because, in today’s world, societies mired in violent conflict are also characterized by lack of development and shortage of economic opportunities. Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness. […]