Syrian Kurds on the Defensive

By Ferhates (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Turkey's recent military operation against Afrin in Syria's Northwest aims, as similar incursions before, to prevent a congruous Kurdish-controlled area to come about along its southern border. It looks as if the Syrian Kurds will have to reduce their aspirations for independence, just like the Iraqi Kurds were forced to do last September. For their … Continue reading Syrian Kurds on the Defensive