Scenesetter for the visit of Under Secretary Apakan to Washington for structured dialogue talks

Since 2007, the United States has given the Turkish military video surveillance from Predator drones flying over northern Iraq so Turkey can launch attacks on Kurdish militant hideouts. U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by the anti-secrecy website Wikileaks provide a detailed inside look at how Turkey and the U.S. have collaborated to fight the militant group, known as the PKK. View all the related cables.