In Turkey, dashed hopes and deepening rifts

Emily Feldman / @Emily_Feldman

Freelance journalist

Emily Feldman is a freelance journalist based in Istanbul, focusing on Turkey and the humanitarian crises resulting from conflicts in Iraq and Syria. Previously she was a digital editor at NBC and before that taught literature at a New York City high school. She is a graduate of the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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In Turkey, dashed hopes and deepening rifts

In Turkey, dashed hopes and deepening rifts

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June 27, 2016

The election of a
Kurdish political party to the Turkish parliament last summer offered glimmers
of respite in a 30-year war between the government and Kurdish militants. But renewed
tension and violence have tempered any expectations of progress or peace, as Emily Feldman reports from Istanbul.