19 July this year marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Rojava Revolution, the profound political and social transformation in north and east Syria led by pro-Kurdish political parties. American author and artist Janet Biehl’s has published a graphic novel ‘Their Blood Got Mixed: Revolutionary Rojava and the War on ISIS’, .
Turkish President Erdoğan on Monday threatened to freeze the accession process of Sweden and Finland to NATO if they do not take steps to fulfill the conditions that Turkey demands.
The leader of the Syrian Democratic Forces has spoken out in the face of the potential Turkish invasion of the region, warning that any such attack would disrupt the fight against ISIS while highlighting the increased readiness of the SDF to respond to any invasion.
Amid question marks over the US’ commitment to protecting the region, US President Joe Biden has also spoken to assert – in general times – America’s intention to remain a key player in the Middle East.