The War In Syria Has Gotten More Unstable As Turkey Fights US Allies For Control
It's been slow going in the 11 days since Turkey launched what it calls "Operation Olive Branch" inside Syria. It could take many, many more, to the detriment of both its relations with the US and the lives of civilians.
This Man Fought To Keep ISIS Out Of Iraq. Now He Wants To Break It Apart.
Millions of Kurds are set to vote in an independence referendum that nobody else wants, least of all Washington. After three years fighting ISIS with the US, the Kurdish spy chief Masrour Barzani wants to know if it was all worth it.
My Son, My Enemy: How Turkey’s War Tears Apart Families
The “Kurdish problem” is often painted in simplistic terms — separatists fighting against the Turkish state. But in the southeast, the conflict is far messier. Borzou Daragahi offers a rare look inside Turkey’s secretive Kurdish militia that is fighting its own people.
These Women Are Fighting Al-Qaeda In Syria
In Syria, female fighters fill out the front lines for a Kurdish militia that is locked in a bitter battle with rebels linked to al-Qaeda. They say they’re sending a message: “When you fight against them, the first thing you think about is the freedom of women."
Inside Syria: Al-Qaeda Was Here
Rebels linked to al-Qaeda are surging in Syria, but Kurdish fighters recently rolled back some of their gains. A tour through the newly won territory gives a rare look at life under the extremists — and a window into their vision for Syria. "It's a black-and-white world for them. You can become their enemy very fast."