March 4, 2014
KURDISTAN WINS ALL OUR WARS THESE DAYS:
Syria's 'third force' Kurds may emerge stronger from conflict (Ariel Zirulnick, March 4, 2014, CS Monitor)
Posted by Orrin Judd at March 4, 2014 6:19 PMThere's a third party to Syria's civil conflict, and it may be the only one to emerge somewhat victorious from the war.As President Bashar al-Assad's grip has loosened, the roughly 2 million Kurds in Syria's northeast have made their strongest bid yet to break away from Damascus. Earlier this year, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian Kurds' dominant political force, created a new regional government.