Daily Archive: August 29, 2016

What Syria’s Kurds “Think” They are Fighting For Versus Reality

​Reports are emerging of widespread armed conflict between Kurdish militants and  Syrian forces.

The Kurdish offensive is being backed by US forces, including airpower overhead and special operations personnel on the ground. Syrian attempts to use its own air force to counter the spreading conflict appeared to be checked by what was essentially a defacto no-fly zone established by the US over eastern Syria.