The current situation is reminiscent of the early 1990s, when war with the Kurds was in full swing and the Turkish army demonstrated disproportionate brutality in south-east of the country.
Erdogan's ruling party recently announced that the fight against the Kurds will continue "as long as all terrorists are eliminated."
However, the long-lasting siege of the cities increasingly has forced young people to join the Kurdish ranks, strengthening the threat to the government regime.
This vicious circle is hard to disrupt, and the responsibility for what is happening lies with Erdogan, the article wrote.
According to the newspaper, Europe should put pressure on Erdogan in order to stop bloodshed and chaos in the country. However, EU leaders are afraid to criticize Ankara as the latter plays a key role by controlling the Syrian-Turkish border and limiting the inflow of refugees to Europe, the article concluded.