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Opinion | The Safe Zone Northern Syria Needs – By Shervan Derwish – The New York Times

By Shervan Derwish Mr. Derwish is a spokesman for the Manbij Military Council. Jan. 23, 2019 A soccer match in Manbij, Syria, which was freed from Islamic State control by Kurdish fighters in 2016.CreditCreditEPA, via Shutterstock MANBIJ, Syria — Whether … Continue reading

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We Fought for Our Democracy. Now Turkey Wants to Destroy It. – By NUJIN DERIK – NYT

“AFRIN, Syria — For more than a week, my home in northwestern Syria has been under a full-scale assault by the Turkish Army and thousands of Turkish-aligned Islamist jihadists. Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has been threatening this invasion for … Continue reading

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