Saturday, 19 October , 2019

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Who Lost Turkey?

"Who Lost Turkey?" - The U.S.-Kurdish Project In Syria Endangers NATO January 25, 2018 Back in the 1950s the U.S. political sphere was poisoned by a...

Neocons hope Kurds will beat Turkey

Could the Kurds beat Turkey in Syria? by Michael Rubin Jan 22, 2018, After a multi-day artillery barrage, the Turkish Army has begun its push into Afrin,...

Syrian Kurds Force Turkish Army to Retreat From its Territory –...

During the fighting, the Syrian Kurds forced Turkish troops and Ankara-backed rebels to retreat from their territory, representative of the Syrian Kurdistan in Moscow,...

Turkey ready to attack Ifrin, Syria warns

Afrin knot: How the battle for a small Kurdish enclave could be the death knell for US-Turkey ties Turkey is gearing up to move troops...

Fighting rages on in Syria

The US and Russia have committed to a ceasefire beginning Monday at sunset, which is to last for a week over the Eid holiday. The US-backed rebel groups are supposed to cease attacking government-held areas, although it appears increasingly likely that some rebel groups will refuse to implement the deal. The Assad government has agreed to allow humanitarian supplies into Aleppo.

The U.S.’s Syria policy rests on a treacherous fault line

Sadly, it’s a classic Middle East moment, when regional players’ mistrust of each other overwhelms their common interest in fighting the terrorist Islamic State. And, equally sadly, it’s a moment that illustrates the frailty of the United States’ Syrian policy, which has built its military plans on the treacherous fault line of Turkish-Kurdish enmity.

Spurning Washington’s appeals, Turkey vows to expand assault on US-backed Kurdish...

Since Turkey launched its invasion of Syria on August 24, mobilizing Syrian Sunni militia funded, armed and trained by the CIA, it has increasingly directed its firepower not against ISIS, but rather against the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Pentagon-backed formation dominated by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).

Kurdish Forces Bolster Assad in Aleppo

Aleppo's rebel-controlled districts are now surrounded by the Syrian army and Shiite militias that support it. Having pursued just this objective since January 2014, when the Syrian regime began heavily bombing the city's eastern districts to drive out the civilian population, Assad and his allies can now claim a major victory. Russian air support proved decisive in the effort, crushing rebel defenses with a barrage of ordnance.