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Conflict in Turkey's Southeast Likely to Escalate Despite Peace Efforts

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu unveiled his strategy for ending the conflict there. But, despite his efforts, violence could escalate because of a decision by state prosecutors to lift the immunity from prosecution of leading Kurdish members of parliament. Davutoglu chose the historical city of Mardin, in the center of the predominantly Kurdish southeast to unveil his plan to repair the conflict-strewn area. Davutoglu, addressing local dignitaries, sought to reach out to those...

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