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Turkey intervenes in Syria with US support: The end for Kurdish autonomy or independence?

Turkey intervenes in Syria with US support: The end for Kurdish autonomy or independence?
Fierce fighting broke out in Hasakah, in northeast Syria last week, pitting the Syrian government's National Defense Forces (NDF) against US-backed Kurdish YPG and Asayish security forces. Control of the city is divided between the Syrian government and the Kurds, and after a relatively peaceful relationship, the question has to be asked: what incited the clashes? The Syrian army reported a ceasefire violation on 16 August of the YPG firing...

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