The Kurds Stir the Regional Pot

Seale, Patrick
October 2012
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p32
The article discusses the political developments in Syria. It cites the move by the Kurds to capture five Kurdish-majority towns in northern Syria to bolster their own political agenda. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, meanwhile, continues to struggle against his domestic and foreign enemies. It presents the key political groups in Syria, including the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Kurdish National Council (KNC) and the Kurdish Workers Party or PKK.


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