October 16, 2012

Where Do Syria's Kurds Stand? (PDF)

The Henry Jackson Society, Henry Jackson Society

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With moderate Kurdish forces failing to reach an agreement with the Arab-Syrian opposition, Syria’s Kurds have been pushed to unite among themselves via the Erbil Agreement, which mandated the creation of a Supreme Kurdish Council. However, the effect of the Erbil Agreement has been the empowerment of radicals in the PKKlinked Democratic Union Party (PYD).

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TAGGED: PYD, Turkey, Democratic Union Party, Erbil Agreement, PKK, Syria, ERBIL, Kurdish, Kurdistan, Kurds

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