US (D of State): We Need Local Partner to Fight ISIS: SDF
Reuters: U.S. has no intention of ending alliance with Syrian Kurdish fighters: official
US Acknowledges Turkish Supported Syrian Rebel War Crimes
res iPad loquitur.
WSJ: U.S. Drones Appear to Show Turkish-Backed Forces Targeting Civilians in Syria
Independent.UK: ‘Filled with hatred and lust for blood’: Turkey’s proxy army in northern Syria accused of abusing civilians
US (Pompeo Himself) Talking to Iraq
The US is talking more about Iraq than Syria, even though the Kurdish population is vital to US strategic interests. So it’s bullshit, but what is it? I think it’s indirect messaging to the other players in the Syria conflict; there is much evidence to support the player using media to say things ahead of time before the taking begins. Hell, we may have elected a president based on that phenomenon.[/SPOILER]
His Holiness Weighs In
It’s the Pope. Nuf said.
Erdogan-Trump: Autocratic Families Are Creeps
Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power
Big Picture: How the Kurds’ Experience Getting Fucked All the Fucking Time Has Influenced Their Fucking Outlook
Why Resistance Is Foundational to Kurdish Literature
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