The creation of a well-armed, autonomous, and perhaps ultimately independent Druze region in southern Syria may be the West’s best chance at stemming the spread of radical Islamism
For 40 years, people on the left have defended the Kurds, who are a force against barbarism, in a region filled with barbarism. The left must continue to defend them.
Members of the Kurdish religious sect are under siege in Iraq. Who are they? What do they believe? And what is to be done?
While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East
Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
Progress toward Kurdistan, and more
The Turkish prime minister is losing control of his country’s Kurdish problem, even as rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan sits in prison
Our Kurdish brothers, making ‘It Gets Better’ better, and more
Inside the West’s once-ally
Passover takes on new meaning for a reporter far from home