What the Kurds Are Fighting For

This radio episode was originally published by Slate Magazine’s What Next on October 16th, 2019, by Fuller Project Correspondent Jenna Krajeski.

When the U.S. abandoned its Kurdish allies, it not only left the Kurds vulnerable to devastating attacks from Turkey, but it also abandoned Rojava, the Kurdish autonomous region that lies in the northeast of Syria. Right now, the Kurds are fighting to preserve what they can of this unique political arrangement, but it might already be too late. And, maybe, it was always destined to fall.

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