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Pentagon: Syrian Kurds Didn’t Recover Any Airdropped Arms

By Jason Ditz Adding to the confusion about who exactly this week’s US airdrops of weapons into Syria’s Hasakeh Province actually targeted, the Pentagon today...

Confusion as Pentagon Arms Syrian ‘Arab Groups’

by Jason Ditz After ditching the $500 million “train-and-equip” program, the Obama Administration rapidly started making high-profile pronouncements about new arms shipments to assorted rebel...

19 Turkish Soldiers, 34 PKK Killed in SE Turkey Attacks

by Jason Ditz The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has issued a statement today claiming that multiple ambush attacks against the Turkish military has left 19...

U.S. Humanitarian Aid for Kurds, Going to ISIS Instead

As the United States continues its mission to ultimately "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), it hinders any progress...

Iraq is slowly crumbling inwards

With Kurdish forces taking over various airbases and abandoned military facilities in northern Iraq, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)...