The Foreign Desk

Explainer 186: The Kurds: the latest betrayal

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9 October 2019

06 minutes


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This week Donald Trump announced that he would not stop Turkish troops entering northern Syria, opening a path to the Kurdish people who live there. In doing so he allowed history to repeat itself: the Kurds are no strangers to being forgotten, ignored and openly betrayed by the international community. Andrew Mueller explores a shameful history.

9 October 2019

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