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 [...]

Governance Without Hierarchy, Patriarchy Or Capitalism

By Akbar Shahid Ahmed, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Akbar Shahid Ahmed for Huffington Post. ISTANBUL -- Last fall, Islamic State fighters launched a coordinated, large-scale assault on the Kurdish town of Kobani on Syria's northern border with [...]

Kurdish Struggle Continues, With A Smile And A Shrug

By Joris Leverink, www.telesurtv.net -

By Joris Leverink for Telesur. The results of Turkey’s snap elections came as a shock to many, but especially to those who had bore the brunt of the AKP’s anger after the party had lost its [...]

This One Small Book Explains The Inspiring Rojava Revolution

By Steve Rushton, www.occupy.com -

By Steve Rushton for Occupy - Rojava’s social revolution deserves more global attention and solidarity. The Kurdish autonomous region in Northern Syria is a working experiment creating a society [...]

The Kurds Liberating Themselves Through Grassroots Democracy

By Joris Leverink, www.roarmag.org -

By Joris Leverink for ROAR Magazine - The developments in Kurdistan — and especially in Rojava, the Kurdish region in northern Syria — have tickled the radical imagination of activists around the [...]