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Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist
With the Pentagon close to producing new plans to defeat the Islamic State in Syria, the Kurdish People’s Protection Units and Turkish leaders both insist that the United States will pursue an alliance with them, and US officials keep feeding hopes on both sides.
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist
In Turkey’s latest salvo against the pro-Kurdish bloc, the parliament has expelled Peoples’ Democratic Party co-leader Figen Yuksekdag, who remains in jail with fellow leader Selahattin Demirtas and at least nine other HDP deputies while the ruling party continues its legal assaults ahead of the presidential referendum.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist
A high-level delegation of Turkish Foreign Ministry, military and intelligence officials has failed to persuade the United States to exclude the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units from a planned offensive to liberate Raqqa.
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 | Amberin Zaman , Columnist
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