“The war is over, and we won,” a Commander of the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters Declares
Original Source: Breitbart News
The U.S.-led coalition and its Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) allies have reduced the so-called Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) caliphate to a small collection of tents in a tiny village under President Donald Trump’s watch, several news outlets acknowledged this week.
The Plight of the Yazidis in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran
The Middle East is under Turmoil
President Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw American troops from northern Syria sends a powerful message in a dramatic shift to realign its foreign policy in the region. Current international coalitions in the region are reassessing their objectives. The future remains unclear.
U.S. Withdrawal exposes YPG to Turkey, an ally protecting Kurds, Yazidis and Chaldean Catholics
Original Source: BBC
President Trump’s surprise announcement on Wednesday that the 2,000 US troops deployed largely in north-eastern Syria would begin withdrawing immediately was a gift to Turkey, Iran, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and also a dangerous rejuvenation of ISIS.