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Operation Sur cannot be reduced to the destruction of an old walled city. Beyond the deaths, destroyed buildings and compensation payments, what has been lost are the potentialities—the wish-images—that Kurds imbued in Sur and with which they defended it.

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How to cite this article:

Serra Hakyemez "Sur," Middle East Report 287 (Summer 2018).