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Why This Sudden Love for Syrian Kurds in Iran and Russia?

By Wladimir van Wilgenburg  Russia and Iran’s sudden love for Syria’s Kurds is strange. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently said he was “shocked” over the alleged death of’ 450 peaceful Kurds in Aleppo’s countryside by groups affiliated with Al-Qaida. … Continue reading

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New ethnic war feared, as Kurds Sunnis clash in Syria

Intelligence Study  Taking advantage of the chaos of the civil war, Syria’s Kurdish minority has carved out a once unthinkable degree of independence in their areas, creating their own police forces, even their own license plates, and exuberantly going public … Continue reading

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THE PKK ANNOUNCEMENT: CAN TURKEY BUILD A KURDISH CORDON?

PolicyWatch 2057 March 25, 2013 By David Pollock and Soner Cagaptay http://washin.st/YDOd7h ****************************** Washington should work with Ankara, the Syrian opposition, and Baghdad to ensure that new PKK peace talks alleviate their mutual concerns about Syria’s future and the Kurdish … Continue reading

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    Down from the mountains: Rehabilitating former PKK guerillas   Media Insight Report   The government has tried to bring the PKK down from the mountains through amnesty programmes, but experts argue much more needs to be done to … Continue reading

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Sunni Muslim ‘Extremists’ Committed 70% of Terrorist Murders in 2011 Sunni Muslim terrorists committed “about 70 percent” of the 12,533 terrorist murders in the world last year, according to a report by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). The information comes … Continue reading

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