Syria’s Kurds Follow Their Brothers in Bid for Autonomy

Syrian Kurds are preparing a constitution and gearing up for an election - but that doesn't mean anyone recognizes them.

“This is our country and we’ll fight for it,” a young Kurd holding a Kalashnikov tells a foreign reporter making a documentary on Syria’s autonomous Kurdish province. They chat next to a makeshift checkpoint staffed by young, uniformed women guards, who are also armed with rifles.