Key words: Kurds, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Iran, US, Russia, Baghdad, Erbil, Hasaka, Ankara, Tehran, Damascus, ISIS, YPG, Peshmerga.
Baghdad, Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai
Three years ago, in 2014, the “Islamic State” terrorist group (ISIS) breached the deserted frontier between Iraq and Syria: its bulldozers crossed from the Iraqi borders on Sinjar into al-Hasaka province with US-made Humvees captured during the occupation of Mosul. Just a week ago, hundreds of US Special Operation Forces crossed Iraq into Syria with their Humvees in military convoy, following the same ISIS path breaching the British and French division of the Ottoman Empire secret agreement during the First World War by the two diplomats Sir Mark Sykes and François Georges-Picot. The US President Donald Trump didn’t just ask his troops to cross the borders (without asking the permission of the central governments in Baghdad and Damascus):…
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