The takfiri terrorists are facing serious problems these days. The Kurds have proved far more tougher than they had anticipated and now the takfiris are beset with defections. Many senior commanders, aware of the dire straits they are in, have started to desert the group. Can their end be very far?
The bitter dispute between Italy and Turkey over Rome’s refusal to extradite Abdullah Öcalan, the founder and leader of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), to Ankara to stand trial on charges of terrorism has dealt a serious blow to Turkey’s relations with the European Union (EU).