Archive for the 'Kurds' Category

Romancing Rojava: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Helsinki Meeting Does Little to Clarify America’s Syria Policy – By Joshua Landis 

“When the SDF was shocked”- Azaz Opposition Activist’s Analysis of Russian-Turkish Relations, Afrin, & Why US Will Dump Kurds for Turkey

A Sustainable United States Policy for North Syria, the Kurds, Turkey and the Syrian Government – by Landis and Barber

What the KRG’s Loss of Kirkuk Means for Iraq

Minorities and the Kurdish Referendum—by Alda Benjamen

Will the U.S. Abandon the Kurds of Syria Once ISIS is Destroyed? by Landis, Itani, Simon

KRG Targets Minorities Ahead of Kurdistan Independence Referendum — Part Two: Annexing Christian Lands

Iraqi Minorities Face a Dilemma in Kurdish Independence

Kurdish Independence and the Unheard Yazidi Voice — by Murad Ismael

Resolving Article 140: Settling the Issue of Iraq’s Disputed Territories Ahead of an Independence Referendum for Kurdistan

Why the U.S. Should Team Up with the Kurds & Not Turkey to Take Raqqa and Destroy the Islamic State

Further Response to Roy Gutman: Balancing the Picture

Yes, Syrian Kurds Have Committed War Crimes – Roy Gutman Responds to Aymenn Tamimi

A Response to Roy Gutman’s “Have the Syrian Kurds Committed War Crimes?”

The KRG’s Relationship with the Yazidi Minority and the Future of the Yazidis in Shingal (Sinjar)

Kurdish Blockade of Sinjar Harms Yazidis: New HRW Report

Report on Mass Graves of Yazidis in Sinjar

Liwa Thuwar al-Raqqa: History, Analysis & Interview

The Administration of the Local Council in Azaz

The Kobani Model: Strengthening Kurdish-Arab Relations in Syria

Video: ISIS, Yazidis, and the Enslavement of Thousands of Women

The Factions of Kobani (Ayn al-Arab)

“What’s at Stake in Kobani: Islamic State and Kobani Calculations,” By Carl Drott

The Yazidis Are Not Getting Support

If the U.S. Wanted To, It Could Help Free Thousands of Enslaved Yazidi Women in a Single Day

IS Routs Peshmerga, Takes Control of Sinjar Mountains, Jeopardizes Yazidi Homeland

Starvation: a Twisted Example of the Assad Regime’s Terrorism

“Why Syria’s Kurds are beating Al Qaeda,” By Balint Szlanko

Problems for Syrians in Egypt; News from Kurdish North; Looting & Oil; Round-up

“The Turkish-Syrian Border Dispute: A View From the Past” – By Meir Zamir

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Syrian War Spillover in Iraq Will Be Much Worse than in Lebanon

The Kurds and the PKK in Ashrafiye, Aleppo

Syrian Kurdistan: Can it Make a Peaceful Transition?

Nuri al-Maliki’s Strategy toward Syria and Syrian Kurds

Assad’s Kurdish Strategy

Assad Responds to Clerics’ Demands

“Syrian Corruption” by Lina Sinjab; Tourism and Preserving Syrian Heritage; Stateless Kurds

Drought, Water Management, and the Kurdish Question

Tuykey and Syria Struggle to Resolve Their Kurdish Question

Drought Hits East for Forth Year Causing More Distress

News Round Up (21 March 2010)

“The Armenian Genocide: The Islamist and Kemalist Consensus,” by Firat Demir

“Turkey at a Crossroad: Democracy or Military Rule?” by Firat Demir

Economics, NGOs and More

Arab Unity? Yes on Kurds, No on Palestinians, Perhaps on Lebanon

Emanuel’s Father Calls Arabs Floor Cleaners

Why Syria Doesn’t Want War with Israel

News Round UP (1 Sept. 2008)

News Round Up (3 Nov. 2007)

The Kurdish National Assembly of Syria fights for Federal Democracy

Pelosi’s Trip to Damascus

Kurds Commemorate the “Intifadah” of 12 March 2004

News Round-Up Nov. 10 2006

Can Bush Bring Down Syrian Regime?

Kurds Protest; Israel Says No to Peace

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