It is very likely that no matter who Turkey votes for, the votes will be recorded as Erdogan’s regime desires
Uzay BulutMay 19, 2023
With the 2023 presidential elections looming, the Turkish government is escalating its aggression against dissident journalists, human rights defenders, and Kurdish political activists in the country.
Uzay BulutAugust 26, 2022
Millions of people in many places across the world celebrated Newroz (the Kurdish and Persian New Year) on March 19-23 with their families and loved ones. Kurds across Turkey also organized mass celebrations, but that came with a heavy price.
Uzay BulutMay 4, 2022
The story of Kurdish Christians and all other religious minorities in the Middle East is one of great suffering, but it is also a story of survival and great resilience. Fortunately, there is time to save northeast Syria as a refuge for these communities, but only if the international community offers immediate support.
Nadine Maenza & David AltonOctober 12, 2020
Managing Editor Drew Griffin interviews Faysal Itani of the Atlantic Council on the US withdrawal from Syria, the identity of…
Faysal ItaniOctober 21, 2019
The best response to President Erdogan’s aggression in Syria is to recognize Turkey’s century-old genocide of Christians and help the…
Robert NicholsonOctober 21, 2019
In the fallout of President Trump decision to essentially abandon our Kurdish allies in Syria, one seemingly unlikely country offered…
Kassy DillonOctober 18, 2019
We shouldn’t redraw existing borders carelessly. But when trying to hold a state together becomes more disruptive to international order than allowing it to break apart, when one group mistreats another within a state, when a government loses the ability and authority to govern, the sensible course is to let that state dissolve.
Alan DowdJuly 26, 2018
In October of last year, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the United States, liberated the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State, who had proclaimed it to be the capital of its caliphate. Four months later, NATO member Turkey has opened a military campaign in the Syrian region Afrin against the same Kurds who led the fight against ISIS.
Uzay BulutJanuary 29, 2018