All news tagged with #Kurds

Reese Erlich, USA 02/22/2018 0

The U.S. Is Permanently Occupying Northern Syria, and That’s Trouble

How did the United States get tangled up in another Mideast quagmire?
Mike Whitney, USA 02/09/2018 0

Washington Widens the War in Syria by Provoking Turkey

The Trump administration has drawn Turkey deeper into the Syrian conflict by announcing a policy that threatens Turkey’s national security. Washington’s gaffe has pitted one NATO ally against the other while undermining hopes for a speedy end to the seven year-long war.
Robert S. Ford, USA 10/31/2017 0

America Never Understood Iraq

As the Kurdish crisis continues to spiral, a former diplomat laments a history of missed opportunities.
Mohammed Ayoob, USA 10/25/2017 0

Will the Kurdish Quest for Independence Survive Regional Politics?

The Kurds of northern Iraq have endorsed the idea of an independent state by a 92.7 percent vote in a referendum held on September 25.
Seth J. Frantzman, Greece 10/20/2017 0

Why Some Countries See Kurdistan’s Battle for Independence as a Threat

The Kurdish region wants to think in the long-term, but even the short-term looks difficult.