Posts Tagged: Kurds
The flip side to the Islamic State's brutal invasions has been a trans-border unification of Kurdish fighters and refugees.
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.
With Assad's fighters vanished from northern Syria, Kurds fight jihadists for the future of Syrian Kurdistan.
Turmoil in Iraq and Syria, along with political developments in Turkey, has created unprecedented opportunity for the Middle East's long-suffering Kurds.
The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
Unless a tactical shift in the balance of power occurs, it is unlikely that either the regime or the rebels will gain control of Syria's entire territory.