Syrian Kurds


  • Michael Waltz 2019-11-02 15:46

    Republican congressman: ISIS escaping detention camps as Trump betrays Syrian Kurds

    Representative Michael Waltz, a Republican sitting on the House Armed Services Committee, says he is very concerned because ISIS militants and leaders who have been fleeing detention camps guarded by Syrian Kurds just because Donald Trump paved the ground for Turkey to attack Kurds in northern Syria. Waltz says since Kurds have to defend themselves against Turkey they cannot keep watch on ISIS.

  • Donald Trump 2019-10-11 13:49

    By Martin Love

    Reasons to be optimistic and steadfast in Iran

    NORTH CAROLINA - So, Donald Trump is abandoning the Kurds in northeastern Syria and allegedly pulling out U.S. troops, giving Turkey a green light to try to ensure that a Kurdish state will not threaten Turkey’s eastern Anatolia. But the fear is that ISIS will be resurrected somehow, and on it goes in a kaleidoscope of sectarian and political confrontations in the Middle East where the sands beneath one’s feet seem to shift on a weekly basis.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-12-26 10:17

    By Javad Heirannia

    Erdogan government certainly does not like the Assad regime: ex-CIA official

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The Syrian Kurds now have a much stronger incentive than before to reach some sort of understanding with the Assad regime--possibly pledging loyalty to the regime in return for a degree of autonomy in northeast Syria.”