Today's Coming Crisis Movie

Friday, July 27, 2012

Kurdish flag-waving unnoticed in Syria

In the tumult of last week as rebels advanced on Damascus and Aleppo, the hoisting of the Kurdish flag in a handful of towns and cities in northern Syria was scarcely noticed.

Only Turkey, grappling with a persistent armed insurgency from parts of its own Kurdish community, was paying close attention. An article in the mass-circulation newspaper Hurriyet described the show of strength by Kurdish groups as a “potential nightmare”. Read More