STEVE PEOPLES / The Associated PressOct 7, 2019
Sen. Lindsey Graham calls it "a disaster"; other Republicans express deep concerns, and Syria's Kurds accuse the U.S. of turning its back on allies. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / Informed CommentJan 20, 2018
The move comes after the U.S. announces it will arm and train a Kurdish force to police Syria’s borders to ensure Islamic State does not re-emerge. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Donald Kaufman / TruthdigMar 17, 2016
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to expand the definition of "terror crime" to include media reports deemed to support or praise acts of violence. "Democracy, freedom and the rule of law" no longer have any value, he declares. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Juan Cole / TruthdigAug 4, 2015
On Sunday morning, Kurdish separatist guerrillas launched a suicide-bombing strike on Turkish forces in Angri province using a tractor laden with explosives. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Roisin Davis / TruthdigJul 26, 2015
Turkey's air force is attacking Islamic State targets in Syria and Kurdistan Worker’s Party militants in northern Iraq, according to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 21, 2010
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court once again voted in favor of a federal law that prohibits any kind of material aid to terrorist organizations outside the country -- including humanitarian help and support for more peaceable solutions. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 13, 2008
The Turkish military launched an airstrike aimed at Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq on Sunday. It was the latest in a series of cross-border attacks authorized by the Turkish parliament in response to what it has criticized as the Iraqi government's lack of attention to the Kurdish fighters. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 8, 2008
A week after Turkey withdrew troops from northern Iraq, claiming its military initiative against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) was successfully completed, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani met with Turkish President Abdullah Gul to try to figure out how regional tensions might be contained in the future. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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