United States Stealing Syrian Oil

By Amberin Zaman, and Joe Snell, Al-Monitor. -

The Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of Northeast Syria has signed an agreement with an American oil company, well-placed sources with close knowledge of the deal told Al-Monitor. One of the [...]

The Kurdish Freedom Movement, Rojava And The Left

By Thomas Jeffrey Miley, Middle East Research and Information Project. -

The revolution in the Kurdish region of Syria called Rojava has generated significant enthusiasm among broad segments of the left in Europe and North America. The heroic resistance by Kurdish [...]

The Kurds Unbowed

By Dilar Dirik, New Internationalist. -

Despite the odds stacked against it, the women’s movement is determined to continue the struggle. In response to the Turkish invasions, hundreds of thousands of women from the different [...]

Atlanta Rail Line Shut Down In Solidarity Rojava Kurds

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Report Back From Atlanta On Occupation Of Train Tracks Outside Of Arms Manufacturer Tied To The Turkish State. Around 4:00 pm a crowd of mostly costumed people gathered together for a “Halloween [...]

International Solidarity With The Kurds Energizes Revolution On The Ground

By Shane Burley, Truthout.org -

As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan flew into Washington, D.C., on November 14, to meet with Donald Trump, anti-fascist and international solidarity activists were flooding into the streets [...]

PKK Letter To The United States

By the PKK, ANF News. -

Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Foreign Relations Committee wrote a letter addressed to the American people and President Donald J. Trump responding to the comparisons made between the Kurdish [...]

Stay Focused On Getting The US Out Of Syria

By Sara Flounders, Workers World. -

When forces in U.S. ruling circles contend with and denounce each other to justify foreign intervention — as is currently happening in reaction to the announced U.S. pullback from the Kurdish [...]

Kurds’ PKK Letter To The American People And President Trump

By Staff, Anfenglishmobile.com -

Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Foreign Relations Committee wrote a letter addressing to the American people and President Donald J. Trump responding to the comparisons made between the Kurdish [...]

Understanding Trump’s ‘Withdrawal’ From Syria And Advocating For Peace In The Middle East

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

President Trump recently announced he was withdrawing US troops from northeastern Syria where they had fought and imprisoned ISIS members with the Kurds. This move gave the green light for Turkey [...]

United States Air Force At Incirlik, Our National “Black Eye”

By Brian Terrell, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

Current events concerning Turkey and the Kurds in Syria remind me of a conversation I had with a US Air Force colonel almost 17 years ago in a courtroom in Des Moines. To refresh my memory, I dug [...]

Three Way Conflict Between Kurds, Shia And Sunni Arabs In Syria

By Nauman Sadiq, www.popularresistance.org -

By Nauman Sadiq. the ethnic and sectarian conflict in Syria and Iraq is actually a three-way conflict between the Sunni Arabs, the Shi’a Arabs and the Kurds. Although after the declaration of war [...]

Revolution In Rojava: An Antidote To The Crises Of Capitalism

By Steve Rushton, www.occupy.com -

By Steve Rushton for Occupy.com. While our supposed "democracy" is dominated by the 1%, this alternative uses local participative councils to direct society from the bottom up. While across the [...]

Military Is Obliterating Feminist, Democratic Leftists

By Debbie Bookchin, www.thenation.com -

By Debbie Bookchin for The Nation. Turkey - Right now, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is undertaking a massive assault on Kurdish communities in southeastern Turkey in an effort to wipe [...]

Thoughts On Rojava: Admiration And Critique

By Janet Biehl and Zanyar Omrani, www.roarmag.org -

By Janet Biehl and Zanyar Omrani for ROAR Magazine - In this interview, independent filmmaker and journalist Zanyar Omrani talks to Janet Biehl about her late companion Murray Bookchin, her trips [...]

A Message Of Hope For The New Year

By Jack Balkwill for Dissident Voice. There have been many victories and we need to celebrate them. Among the victories was stopping the northern portion of the KXL pipeline, various new laws [...]

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