The neoconservative Henry Jackson Society (HJS), which has close links with the far right of the Conservative Party as well as the political right in the US, has just published a report [pdf] which argues that people currently fighting against Daesh (Isis/Isil) are terrorists. Specifically, it claims that the Kurdish-led YPG (People’s Protection Units) are terrorists; and that Westerners who volunteer with the YPG could on their return home carry out terrorist attacks. But the report, written by HJS Associate Kyle Orton, takes little account of how both the British and US military are supporting the very same Kurdish-led forces.
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