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Female combatants from the Syriac Military Council (MFS) in one of their bases in Jazeera Region of Rojava, northern Syria. Photo: Delil Souleiman/Syriac Military Council
Fouad Oveisy | A look at the egalitarian and ecofeminist Rojava revolution in the Kurdish north of Syria.
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Piergiorgio Moro | In October the Kurdish forces where able to make advances in northern Syria, but they suffered major reversals in northern Iraq.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Russian intervention in Syria seems to have produced at least in the short term several benefits for Canadian taxpayers.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | If Jason Kenney was in violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act, even unintentionally, shouldn't he resign as defence minister?
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David J. Climenhaga | What does Canada do now that our NATO allies, the Turks, have turned viciously on the Kurds with the apparent support of the United States?
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Defence Minister Jason Kenney's claim that since the Canadians were 200 metres behind the front line they were not on the front line is simply not credible.
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Jessica Prupas | Highlights from the blogs this week.
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David J. Climenhaga | If Canadian volunteers are allowed to fight for the Kurds with the Harper Government's assent, what will our allies the Turks say, not to mention the Russians we vilify?
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Karl Nerenberg | The war against the Islamic State may seem like a 'noble' exercise. It happens, however, as the result of a series of bad policies that started with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
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Christopher Majka | The Syrian crisis dominated discussions at the Halifax International Security Forum. The role of women, the Syrian Kurds, and the geopolitical maneuverings of Iran and Russia figured prominently.