The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which largely consists of Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), have recently taken over the Islamic State stronghold in Raqqa, Syria. This comes with the help of a US air campaign as well as significant logistical and arms support. After a long battle that ensued for over four months, ISIS has […]

 The Kurdish quest for an independent state has persisted for over a century. Yet, the territory known as Kurdistan today remains divided among four different countries: Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Turkey. However, there is potential for change following the recent and decisive referendum conducted in Iraqi Kurdistan that overwhelmingly voiced support for an independent Kurdish […]

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