Wed, 05 Oct First, a brief recap of events leading up developments in the last couple of days. The September 9th ceasefire failed because the U. On top of this, the U.
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This includes accusatory and inflammatory wording on comment like: Light and friendly sarcasm is allowed. Excessive or mean-spirited sarcasm or snarkiness is not. Simple cheerposting, be it positive or negative, is not allowed.The current role Syrian Kurds have had in stopping the Islamic State have brought the Kurdish question in Syria back to center stage.
The military success the Kurds have experienced against the Islamic State has led to the creation of a semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Syria. The Time Line of history shows the US and their current allies in Syria Today, financed Saddam when he was a useful tool, to start and fight the brutal 8 year war against Iran in to nip the Iranian Revolution in the bud.
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Even if the Syrian government reached an agreement with Turkey to work against the Kurds, Syrian forces are already stretched thin as they try to hold territory and regain key cities such as Aleppo while keeping the Islamic State at bay.
Jun 04, · The Kurds are one of the world's largest peoples without a state, making up sizable minorities in Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Their history is marked by marginalization and persecution.