The Alevis Dilemma

Source:Lima Charlie News Date:08Apr2019

Turkey observers usually pinpoint the ethnic  tensions between Turks and Kurds, but few pay attention to an even deeper secterian divide. Alevites vs the Sunni majority.  This analysis by a retired US colonel is controversial in many aspects, with which I disagree, but it is one of the few readily available contemporary resources on the Alevi’s plight and roel in the Turkish  society.