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Syrian Kurds, opposition take cases to Washington

Delegations from Kurdish-held northeast Syria and the Turkey-backed Syrian National Coalition will meet separately with US officials this week.

Two Syrian political movements that offer competing visions for the country’s future are paying official visits to Washington this week.

Both the US-backed Kurds and the Turkey-supported opposition are there to seek assurances from the Biden administration that Syria won’t be forgotten in the midst of what many in the region perceive as America’s gradual retreat from the Middle East.  

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