Monthly Archives: May 2016

This new magazine is keeping the revolutionary spirit of 2011 alive

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Rojava’s strategic cooperation with USA: good, bad or neither?

With the newly-launched Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) offensive aimed at pushing Daesh (Isis/Isil) out of its self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa, the world has seen perhaps the closest cooperation yet between the USA and armed forces from Rojava, raising the question: is such … Continue reading

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Big differences between Rojava, Assad and Daesh

Regarding questions of religion and ethnicity, there are several big differences between Daesh, the Assad regime, and Rojava. Daesh Daesh insists upon an “Islamic system” of rule (by which we should read ‘Wahhabi system’). People who don’t follow Wahhabi practices and views … Continue reading

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The 100-year-old disease plaguing the Middle East

The Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916, written at the height of the First World War, had a significant impact on the Middle East throughout the twentieth century. And it still has far-reaching consequences today – particularly for stateless ethnic groups like the Kurds. … Continue reading

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