One Area Where Erdogan And Assad Agree

Syrian President Assad’s forces have until recently, avoided bombing the Kurdish fighters in Syria, instead forging a loose alliance with them.

The reason for this loose alliance is clear: Assad needs all the support he can get in terms of boots on the ground in his fight against those opposed  to his government. The Islamic State (IS) is one of those groups that is a big threat to Assad’s power and the Kurdish fighters have been allowed to fight them while the government concentrates on fighting other groups. Continue reading “One Area Where Erdogan And Assad Agree”