The international community must choose: Enforce a no-fly zone over northern Syria – or join Trump's cowardly betrayal of the Kurds, and his appeasement of a murderous Islamist-fascist Turkish government
Akil Marceau graduated in history and humanitarian law and has worked for French media outlets and the Japanese NHK television network. He is a researcher and former director of the Representation of the Regional Government of Iraqi Kurdistan in Paris.
After all the blood that's been shed and lives lost fighting ISIS, Trump is taking us back to square one - and renewed, disastrous terror attacks on the streets of Europe and America
The West must repay their moral debt to the Kurdish forces' fearless war on ISIS, and champion the cultural tolerance, so rare in the Middle East, that Kurds have established
The Syria of blood, fire and terror we know today isn’t a new catastrophe. This was the country of my childhood, and that I and millions of others have fled.
The wrenching tragedy in Syria is the visual proof of the collapse of international law and ethics, and the result of the West subcontracting its dirty work to authoritarian and anti-democratic states.