A member of the Kurdish internal security forces holds his weapon during a patrol in Manbij, north Syria. Hussein Malla | AP
Syria

Alliance Between Syria and YPG Deepens Ahead of Idlib Offensive, Provoking an Unpredictable Turkey

The YPG’s participation in the upcoming Idlib offensive on the side of the Syrian government would essentially cement its realignment in the Syrian conflict, greatly weakening the U.S.’ justification for its continued military presence in Syria, while also potentially provoking an increasingly unpredictable Turkey.

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Trump’s Plan B for Syria: Occupation and Intimidation

The US is creating a de facto autonomous Kurdish state in east Syria that will be defended by a US-backed “proxy” army of occupation.

Trump’s Plan B for Syria: Occupation and Intimidation

On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the creation of a de facto autonomous Kurdish state in east Syria that will be supported by the United States and defended by a US-backed “proxy” army of occupation. Tillerson’s announcement was made at a confab he attended at Stanford University at the Hoover Institute.

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Turkey Enraged Over US Deal to Allow ISIS Fighters Safe Passage From Raqqa

The BBC reported that the United States and its local allies worked out a deal with Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) in Raqqa, Syria, to allow them to depart the city with weapons in tow.

Turkey Enraged Over US Deal to Allow ISIS Fighters Safe Passage From Raqqa

On Tuesday, Turkey lambasted the US and its largely Kurdish allies in Syria, the YPG, for having made a deal that allowed 250 Daesh (ISIS) fighters and all their children and relatives to flee from

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