Turkey Starts Jihad on Syrian Kurds


In October of last year, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the United States, liberated the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (ISIS) in a major defeat for the collapsing jihadist army that had proclaimed it to be the capital of its caliphate.

Four months later, NATO member Turkey has opened a military campaign in the Syrian region Afrin against the same Kurds who led the fight against ISIS.

Luh 2bThe campaign appears to have jihadi expansionist goals.

Turkey’s government-funded Diyanet (Presidency of Religious Affairs) declared that worshippers in mosques across Turkey—in at least 90,000 mosques—and across Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus will pray for “the…

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