The Debate

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside Syria - the prospect of a unified autonomous Kurdish region at Turkey's border is enough to have President Erdogan burying the hatchet with Assad's backers in Tehran and Moscow. Detente with Damascus would certainly be a turning point.


Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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