Turkish Kurds Cling to Peace Despite Syrian Civil War

Many Kurds in Syria are thought to be fighting with Assad, but their counterparts in Turkey are largely staying out of the fight even if their government is not.

Diyarbakir, Turkey – The first thing you notice on entering Diyarbakir is the enormous building drive. Across the main city of the Kurd region in southeast Turkey, battalions of earthmovers and bulldozers are paving wide roads and hundreds of towering residential buildings are going up. The next thing you notice is the masses of drug addicts hanging out in small parks, on street corners and along...