Between Assad and Erdogan, Syria’s Kurds Take Steps Toward Autonomy

Fearing radical rebel groups as well as Assad’s troops, Syria’s Kurds set up militias and try to take control of their own fate.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s so-called “victory” at home this week - the conviction of 275 officers, journalists and intellectuals in the Ergenekon case – still awaits to be translated into the political...