Kurds
Jul 2017

Iraqi PM: We shocked the world in Mosul

Ed Morrissey Jul 10, 2017 4:01 PM

“The world did not imagine that Iraqis could eliminate Daesh.”

“Old Mosul will be their graveyard.”

The big kids’ table

Jun 2017

Raqqa surrounded — but what next?

Ed Morrissey Jun 30, 2017 8:01 AM

“Make sure all foreign fighters still in Raqqa die in Raqqa.”

Save the date.

May 2017
Apr 2017

More of Erdogan’s political enemies are hauled off to the dungeons

Mar 2017

US boosts forces in Syria as fight for Raqqa looms

Ed Morrissey Mar 09, 2017 5:21 PM

Kurds up, Turks down?

Feb 2017

“It’s possible that you may see conventional forces hit the ground in Syria for some period of time.”

Jan 2017
Dec 2016

Still following the despot’s playbook

BREAKING: Russian ambassador shot in Turkey

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2016 12:31 PM

Trust me… this is going to end very badly. Probably for the Kurds.

… and the first two don’t count

The crackdown continues

Oct 2016

Erdogan: No, we’re going to attack Raqqa

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2016 10:11 AM

Right after they attack the Kurds, natch.

Counterattack: ISIS strikes at Kirkuk

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 12:41 PM

Diversion.

Turkey-backed militia complicating matters?

Apr 2016

Property of the state

Mar 2016

Kurdish separatists or ISIS?

Jan 2016

The dark side of the YPG?

Nov 2015

Clinton to Obama in 2013: Close Gitmo

Ed Morrissey Nov 30, 2015 12:41 PM

Smart. Power.

Obama: No, ISIS isn’t gaining strength … now

Ed Morrissey Nov 13, 2015 12:01 PM

Laughable.

Oct 2015

Unrest peaking before elections.

Sep 2015

“Last question, so the difference between Hezbollah and Hamas does not matter to you yet, but it will?”

Jul 2015

Unserious.

Jun 2015

SecDef shortlister on ISIS: Go big or go home

Ed Morrissey Jun 27, 2015 4:01 PM

“A broader and more intensive effort is needed.:

Apr 2015

Abadi stiffed at White House?

“We are the only country that has armed forces on the ground fighting Daesh.”

Mar 2015

Maybe. Maybe not.

Iraq: We’re about to make final push on Tikrit

Ed Morrissey Mar 10, 2015 10:31 AM

Kurds pushing ISIS back from Kirkuk?

Feb 2015

Video: Kurds repel major ISIS assault near Irbil

Ed Morrissey Feb 18, 2015 8:31 AM

Surprise!

Video: Focus shifts to American hostage held by ISIS

Ed Morrissey Feb 02, 2015 12:01 PM

CBS: Attack on Kirkuk shows ISIS’ boldness.

Jan 2015

Forward.

Kurds push ISIS out of Kobani: monitors

Ed Morrissey Jan 26, 2015 1:21 PM

“Surrounded for two years, and is still surrounded.”

No Huế this could go bad.

Report: ISIS chief wounded in air attack

Ed Morrissey Jan 20, 2015 10:01 AM

Rumors.