Chris Kutschera


Chris Kutschera, a freelance journalist based in Paris, has been writing on the Kurds since 1971 (

Articles by this Author
The Kurds' Secret Scenarios

 Never have the gardens of Sarchinar and the slopes of Mount Azmar welcomed so many Kurdish families fleeing the heat of Suleimaniya than during the exceptionally long Indian summer of 2002. Squatting on the ground or sitting around tables...

Mad Dreams of Independence

Politics has always been a difficult and risky business for Kurdish nationalists in Turkey. The hegemony today of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), with its history of dogmatic Marxism-Leninism and its attachment to armed struggle, is...