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 [...]

Vladimir Putin, Syria’s Pacifier-In-Chief

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

The negotiations in Sochi were long – over six hours – tense and tough. Two leaders in a room with their interpreters and several senior Turkish ministers close by if advice was needed. The [...]

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 [...]

The Ceasefire That Never Was: Betrayal In Rojava

By Yvo Fitzherbert, Roarmag.org -

Since October 9, Turkey has been engaged in a large-scale offensive against the Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, threatening the future of the Rojava revolution. [...]

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 [...]

Syria: The Biggest US Defeat Since Vietnam

By Pepe Escobar, Consortiumnews.com -

What is happening in Syria, following yet another Russia-brokered deal, is a massive geopolitical game-changer. I’ve tried to summarize it in a single paragraph this way:  “It’s a quadruple win. [...]

The US Has Backed 21 Of The 28 ‘Crazy’ Militias Leading Turkey’s Brutal Invasion Of Northern Syria

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

Footage showing members of Turkey’s mercenary “national army” executing Kurdish captives as they led the Turkish invasion of northern Syria touched off a national outrage, provoking US government [...]

Why Withdrawing US Troops From Northern Syria Is Good

By Rick Sterling, Globalresearch.ca -

If one believes in restoring international law and the UN Charter,  it is GOOD that US military forces have been withdrawn from  northern Syria. Here are some facts and history which explain why. [...]

How Turkey’s Invasion Of Syria Backfired On Erdogan

By Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch.org -

Turkey’s Syrian venture is rapidly turning sour from President Erdogan’s point of view. The Turkish advance into northeast Syria is moving slowly, but Turkey’s military options are becoming [...]

The US Isn’t Serious About Leaving Syria At All

By David Macilwain, Ahtribune.com -

Three days after the US President announced that US forces would be withdrawing from Syria and allowing the Turkish military to clear a zone along its border of Kurdish militants, someone thought [...]

Occupying Forces Out, Defend Syria Sovereignty & Territorial Integrity

By Staff, Uspeacecouncil.org -

The U.S. Peace Council strongly condemns the illegal incursion of the Turkish forces into Syria with the approval of the Trump Administration and in direct violation of the United Nation’s [...]

Syrian Government Regains Control Over Country’s Northeastern Parts

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

Eight days ago U.S. President Donald Trump gave a green light for another Turkish invasion of Syria. We explained why that move made it inevitable for the Kurds to submit to Damascus and to let [...]

Kurds Strike Deal With Syrian Government To Battle Turkey’s Offensive After Trump Orders Evacuation Of Remaining US Troops

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Kurdish forces in northern Syria announced Sunday that the Syrian government has agreed to deploy troops to battle an ongoing Turkish offensive against the Kurds after U.S. Defense Secretary Mark [...]