Report: YPG/PKK use car bombs to continue destabilization of Syria

The PKK terrorist group’s Syrian affiliate, the YPG, intends to create “chaos and disorder” with bomb attacks mostly against civilians in northern Syria, an Ankara-based policy think-tank report said. Turkey’s Ankara-based Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) published the report titled “The Logic of YPG Car Bomb Attacks in Syria – A Strategy […]

How Viable Is The Kurds’ Autonomous Territory In Northeast Syria?

By David Romano, eurasia review. Ilham Ahmed, head of the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has been lobbying Moscow and Washington to support Kurdish representation in the long-stalled, UN-backed Syrian peace process. Ahmed, who has visited both capitals in recent weeks, also wants the country’s Kurdish-run region to be exempted from sanctions […]

Forced recruitment for 4000 men in North-East Syria

Forced recruitment operations continue in the self-proclaimed Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria, where SDF’s military police arrests young men and takes them to a “compulsory service program”. According to statistics collected by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, about 4,000 young people have been arrested in Hasakah, Aleppo, Raqqa and Deir Al-Zour, since the resumption […]