The ban of the Kurdish media outlet by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq is not surprising, as the head of the US supported Syrian Democratic Forces, Ferhat Abdi Sahin (alias Mazloum Kobane in the SDF, and Sahin Cilo in the PKK), was close friends with Hülya Oran and were active in the Qandil Mountains together.
should let Turkey, the Syrian opposition and the YPG fight it out, and concentrate on the non-YPG elements of the SDF, focusing on reconstruction and governance.
Two days later, the SDF held a ceremony on open terrain, announcing the formation of the ‘Kobane Military Council,’ again attended by representatives from the Syrian Democratic Forces, the YPG and the YPJ.
In a nutshell, the two policies of Washington; the denial of repeated requests made by Ankara for the extradition of Gulen and the dispatch of trucks of arms to YPG three days after President Donald Trump promised that the United States would not supply any more weapons to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) pushed Turkey straight into Russia’s and Iran’s arms.
The non-YPG elements in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) obtained different attitudes in their relation within this umbrella.
in spite of all these dynamics? Of course not! When French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a delegation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) at the Elysee Palace on March 29 last year, Figaro published a report on its website titled “France to send troops to Syrian Kurdistan,” then edited it as “France might send troops to Syrian Kurdistan.
If the non-YPG forces (mainly the Arab forces) inside the SDF decide to detach themselves from SDF, then Turkey’s strategy has to take the Syrian regime’s move towards the eastern part of the Euphrates into account The game changer development for Turkey would be a potential and quick dissolution of the Syrian Democratic Forces.
During his speech in Isparta on Friday, 12 October, Erdogan touched upon the recent news on the trenches being dug by the PYD/SDF in Manbij against a possible Turkish offensive.
- SDF/ PYD /YPG axis from another, Turkey –as clearly reflected by the Tehran summit– is the only country which is still actively defying Assad in public and behind closed doors.
This is the only way to stop the PKK from using local schools as terrorism factories under the disguise of PYD or SDF labels.
Can workers of Western media outlets tell their children how and why they appreciate a terrorist organization?
Reasons why the international media reports from terrorist’s fronts The PKK and its affiliated organizations – YPG/PYD/SDF – were considered as a major weapon in the fight against Daesh.
will abandon its partner forces in northeast Syria – the YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) – in the face of a possible Russian assault.
While the first one is to accomplish the fight against DAESH on the military front, the second one is to back local, political, and military forces (in this case, the SDF will probably be the main actor) to improve and consolidate local governance, including the security sectors.