This article originally appeared in The Washington Post on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. By Louisa Loveluck for The Washington Post HASAKAH, Syria — As U.S. forces withdrew from Afghanistan, precipitating the chaotic collapse of its government, another American ally watched […]
This article originally appeared on Airwars.org.Content Warning: This article (at link) contains very graphic images of children killed in Turkish airstrikes. Images not suitable for children. Airwars assessment At least four civilians, including three children, were killed and two other […]
This article originally appeared in Newsweek on August 5, 2021.By Tom O’Connor Just over six months into his tenure, President Joe Biden has overseen the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and pulled back the Pentagon‘s mission in Iraq amid domestic and regional […]
This piece originally appeared on Al-Monitor, July 22, 2021By Dan Wilkofsky: @Dwilkofsky1Amberin Zaman: @amberinzamanMohammed Hardan: @_MohammedHardan During 17 days of captivity, Leila Mohammed Ahmed witnessed, helplessly, 10 young women take their own lives after being raped by members of the Sultan Murad […]
The following is a news release from the US Department of State: “On May 16, Acting Assistant Secretary Joey Hood, joined by Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Special Representative for Syria Aimee Cutrona, Deputy Envoy for Syria David Brownstein, and […]
By Adam Lucente This article originally appeared in Al-Monitor on May 6, 2021. President of Executive Committee of the Syrian Democratic Council Ilham Ahmed spoke at a virtual event at the DC-based Newlines Institute today. A Syrian Kurdish official said today […]
By Sinam Sherkany Mohamad This article originally appeared in The National Interest on March 30, 2021. Recep Tayyip Erdogan supports violence against women in Turkey, women in Syria, Kurds in Afrin, and elsewhere. Will the United States shore up its […]
Where are we ten years after the start of the Syrian conflict — and three years after the Turkish invasion and occupation of Afrin, Syria? Seven million refugees and displaced persons, 500,000 deaths, food instability and a health care crisis, and 80 percent of the population living in poverty. A Turkish occupation and a Islamic extremist comeback.
What should the United States do about it? Join us for a timely discussion about the situation in Afrin, the autonomous region, and options for US policy.
By Jeff Seldin | February 26, 2021 02:30 AM This article originally appeared in VOA News – English. WASHINGTON – The Islamic State terror group appears to be exploiting security gaps across Syria and Iraq to reposition its forces and […]
A discussion with author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon occurred on February 9, 2021, hosted by the US Mission of the Syrian Democratic Council. Lemmon discussed her new book, “The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice.” CLICK HERE […]