Home : Tag Archives: Kurds

Tag Archives: Kurds

Trump Bungles Another National Security Issue

     President Trump had a private phone call with Turkish dictator Erdogan that for the second time (that we know) led directly to a dramatic change in our Syria policy.  Last time, Secretary Mattis resigned and Trump was forced to delay the change, but not now.  Trump charged in grossly ...

Read More »

Syria – Trump’s Christmas Present to our Enemies

    On December 19, 2018, President Trump declared ISIS was defeated in Syria, that he defeated them, and that he was ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. military from Syria within 30 days. The President announced the major change via Twitter and released a video of him declaring victory in front of ...

Read More »

Kurds and the Way

The recent events in Syria, situation in Iraq, and ongoing strain with Turkey provide another opportunity to review U.S. policy concerning the Kurdish people.  The Kurds are an ethnic minority living in regions bridging the Middle East, Iran, and the Caucasus.  Despite being Muslim, the Kurds have faced repeated repression ...

Read More »