Dave Rubin: What Are Our Obligations In Syria & To The Kurds?
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks about Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria. What is the obligation of the United States in Syria? If it was a mi...
Syria: What the Kurds Want
Syrian Kurds are trying to build a leftist revolution in the midst of a civil war. Is it a new Middle East, or just another fracture?
Why are Syria’s Kurds accusing the US of betrayal?
By Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times AMMAN, Jordan — President Donald Trump’s announcement late Sunday that he was pulling U.S. troops from northeastern Syria was met with fierce criticism in Washington and elsewhere. Here is why it is so controversial: — Who are the Kurdish fighters? They are one of t
Why America should support the Syrian Kurds
With every beheading, crucifixion and execution, Judeo-Christian civilization is under assault. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Middle East, where non-Muslims who encounter the rapid advance of the Islamic State face a cruel choice: confrontation, subjugation, or annihilation.
Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?
Why did Turkey invade? Why did America leave? How did the Kurds gain so much land? We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria.
How to work with the Kurds—and Turkey—in Syria
American policy towards Syria is stuck in a conundrum. Moderate Syrian-Arab allies are too weak and while Syrian Kurdish forces are quite capable, Turkey strongly objects to arming them further. Building a stronger opposition force will take time. The Kurdish option seems unavoidable at some level.
What’s Behind Turkey’s Attack on Syria’s Kurds
The military offensive puts Turkey on a collision course with the United States, a NATO ally.
Kurds in Iraq say US withdrawal from Syria a mistake
Peshmerga fighters say they captured these ISIL armoured vehicles that were filled with explosives [Jennifer Glasse/Al Jazeera] by Jennifer Glasse Mala Qara Village, Iraq – A pair of armoured…
Noam Chomsky says US should stay in Syria to protect the Kurds
"The United States could deter attacks against the Kurds in Syria, which could destroy the one part of Syria that is actually functioning at a decent fashion."
With US Troop Pullout from Syria, What are the Options for Kurds?
With U.S. troops pulling out from the Syria-Turkey border following U.S. President Donald Trump’s Sunday announcement, Kurdish officials and experts say that Syrian Kurdish forces could turn to other powers for protection against a possible Turkish incursion into northeast Syria. The United States and the international coalition to defeat the Islamic State (IS) terror group [...]
I am a Kurd in Syria. The U.S. should not abandon us.
Opinion A column or article in the Opinions section (in print, this is known as the Editorial Pages) I am a Kurd in Syria. The U.S. should not abandon us. Kobani, Syria, in November 2016. (Alice Martins/For The Washington Post) By Letters to the Editor October 11, 2019 at 5:43 PM EDT I am a Kurd. At age 30, I have seen violent death too often in my brief life. In 2013, Jabhat al-Nusra set off a bomb in Kobane that killed my…
U.S. allows Turkey invasion of Syria, raising concerns about Kurds' fate
WASHINGTON - The White House said Sunday that Turkey will soon invade northern Syria, renewing fears of a slaughter of Kurdish fighters allied with the U.S. in a yearslong campaign against the Islamic State group.
Bolton's Conditions On Syria Withdrawal: ISIS Must Be 'Gone,' Kurds Must Be Safe
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday that the American military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is...
Top Syrian Kurdish official says Kurds ready to fight Turkey
BEIRUT (AP) - A top Syrian Kurdish official said Tuesday his fighters are prepared to confront Turkish forces if they enter northeastern Syria, adding that it's clear from Ankara's latest statements that Turkey has a plan to invade the region Shahoz Hasan is co-chair of the largest Kurdish group in Syria, the Democratic Union Party, or PYD. He spoke to The Associated Press by telephone from Syria shortly after White House national security adviser John Bolton - who is trying to negotiate the…
Why will the US leave Syria soon? The Kurds are waking up.
Published here: By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai: The Syrian army is conducting its southern campaign with the pacification of the last two percent of the Qunietra province that remains under the c…
Why Will The US Leave Syria Soon? The Kurds Are Waking Up.
The Syrian army is ending the battle in the last 2% of the Qunietra province that remains under the control of the "Islamic State" (ISIS) terrorist group. This will free tens of thousands of troops of the Syrian army and its allies from the burd...
Here’s what we know about the ISIS prisons controlled by the Syrian Kurds
Kurdish forces are caught between protecting the prisons holding Islamic State fighters and their families and staving off Turkish soldiers at their border.
Q&A: Who are the Kurds and why is Turkey fighting them in Syria?
How does the US fit in to the conflict and will the cross-border assault benefit Isis?
Concerns over ISIS escapees as Syrian troops move to border area to join fight with Kurds
Syrian government troops have began advancing north following a deal struck with Kurdish-led forces to hold off Turkey's military offensive.
Will Gorsuch abandon his judicial philosophy to get what he wants?
The Trump-appointed justice could be a problem for those seeking to preserve discrimination against the LGBTQ community.