Israel has been a strategic supporter of the Kurds for many decades, even speaking out on the ethnic group’s behalf after the recent Turkish incursion into Syria. Now, though, some Kurds are saying actions speak louder than words
Wilson Fache is a London-based Middle East correspondent (Iraq, Syria, Israel, Palestine)
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