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Trump Extricates Himself from the Trap in Syria, Abandoning the Kurds
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Trump Extricates Himself from the Trap in Syria, Abandoning the Kurds
December 28, 2018

What awaits Rojava? The only thing that can save it would be the recognition of the sovereignty of Damascus within its borders.

Syria – Turks Attack Afrin, U.S. Strategy Fails, Kurds Again Chose The Losing Side
January 22, 2018

After negotiations between Russia/Syria and the Kurds of Afrin had failed, the Russian side made a deal with Turkey. Now Turkey attacks Afrin while everyone else looks aside. The main impetus for this development was the announcement of a U.S. occupation in north-east Syria with the help of the Kurdish YPG/PKK. The occupation strategy is already failing. The Kurds made the false choice. They will be the losers of this game.

Syria – Turks Attack Afrin, U.S. Strategy Fails, Kurds Again Chose The Losing Side
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Turkey Must Find Peaceful Solution to Kurdish Problem
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Turkey Must Find Peaceful Solution to Kurdish Problem
May 8, 2017

The recent Turkish air strikes on Kurdish positions in north-eastern Syria killed at least 28 members of the YPG (People’s Protection Units), the armed wing of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), and wounded 18 others.

What Turkey Stands to Lose in Its Hunt for Syrian Kurds
September 3, 2016

Dozens of civilians have been killed by Turkish fighter jets in the country's recent intervention in Jarablus, Syria. Turkey and a number of armed groups it is supporting have attacked the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG)…

What Turkey Stands to Lose in Its Hunt for Syrian Kurds
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America’s Insatiable Appetite for Foreign Bases
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America’s Insatiable Appetite for Foreign Bases
April 4, 2016

The Obama administration will be remembered for the extension of American military bases to the most far-flung parts of the world in a manner not seen since the early days of the Cold War. 

Syria’s Kurds Declare Autonomous Region
March 20, 2016

Syrian Kurds unilaterally declared the creation of a federal region – the «Democratic Federal System for Rojava-Northern Syria» – in northeastern Syria on March 17…

Syria’s Kurds Declare Autonomous Region
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Have You Betrayed Your Kurd Today?
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Have You Betrayed Your Kurd Today?
February 26, 2016

Legend has it that Kurds will never be united because they’d rather be bickering among themselves; Kurds taught me that, in Turkey, Iraq and Syria. The Americans have been manipulating Iraqi Kurds at will since 1991. Now the top instrumentalizer/demonizer of Kurdish hopes and dreams – across the Turkey/Syria front – is neo-Ottoman Sultan Erdogan…

The Syrian Kurds: Threatened by Turkey, America’s Untrustworthy Ally
February 24, 2016

Syria’s Kurds, who have been successful in occupying large tracts of territory originally seized by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), are now facing concerted military pressure from Turkey, which is backed by military forces from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Ironically, the Kurds are facing one NATO military force, that of Turkey, while being armed and trained by another NATO military, that of the United States…

The Syrian Kurds: Threatened by Turkey, America’s Untrustworthy Ally
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