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Why Turkey is invading Syria – Türkiye neden Suriye’yi işgal ediyor

… and how it’s getting what it wanted. On Oct. 9, 2019, Turkey launched an attack in northeastern Syria. Turkey made the move shortly after the US announced it would remove some of its troops from the region. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had his eyes on the region for years. Turkey, he argued, needed […]

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The Fight for Kurdistan

Posted by Jenna Krajeski Like the Syrian refugees in Turkey, whom I wrote about in April, those in Iraqi Kurdistan have fled a violent war. Often, they have left behind family or friends; certainly they have left behind possessions, which they imagine now lying vulnerable, in the path of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s ruthless army. […]