Tag Archives: PYD

An ultra-conservative group has published a report insulting Britain’s anti-terrorist fighters

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 … Continue reading

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Turkey hits new low: demands US cease supporting anti-ISIS fighters and threatens Yazidis

Turkey has sunk to yet another low point. Government ministers have issued more statements attacking the US, this time threatening its NATO ally’s continued use of a key airbase if it keeps supporting forces leading the fight against Daesh (Isis/Isil) in Syria. … Continue reading

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Turkey’s latest moves hint at the next tragic stage of the Middle East war [OPINION]

Turkey’s volatile president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has issued statements attacking the Obama administration and its role in the Middle East. And his allies in Turkey have followed suit. Such outbursts may well signal the end of NATO’s role in the … Continue reading

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Atrocity signals Turkey’s advance on Syrian city, liberated from ISIS by Kurdish-led SDF only weeks ago

Reports have just emerged of unarmed civilians (including children) being killed in Dandania, Syria, by the Turkish military. This comes just a week after Turkey invaded Syria (with US air support) in order to push back one of the most effective forces currently fighting … Continue reading

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As Turkish land/air offensive escalates, Kurdish militias (YPG/J) reject Biden-Erdogan ultimatum

  Turkish armed forces have just crossed into Syria with US air support. But this was not an operation focused on pushing Daesh (Isis/Isil) out of the border city of Jarabulus, as some sources have insisted. Amid suggestions of ethnic cleansing against Kurdish … Continue reading

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Erdogan to escalate purge as ‘deep state’ anti-Kurd negotiations with Assad revealed

Leading up to the failed coup attempt in Turkey, military officers who were jailed as part of the Ergenekon trials, but later released, have been negotiating with the Assad regime on a Turkish-Syrian deal that would see the end of … Continue reading

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Turkey fears unified Kurdistan – ‘ultimatum’ to YPG: retreat or we invade Syria in next 24 hours

Turkey has openly stated it is ready to invade Syria unless the pro-Kurdish SDF militias relinquish their recent gains of ISIS-held territory north of Aleppo. In taking this territory the Kurds are closer to uniting the cantons that make up … Continue reading

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