Syria’s Youth Dilemma

Syria’s Youth Dilemma

Syria is often considered the most dangerous place on earth as the civil war drags on and countless innocent civilians turn into casualties. Refugee camps have been created in neighboring countries, many functioning as their own cities. To many, these camps are the only hope...

Turkey’s Buffer Zone: no man’s land

[video type="youtube" id="DjtwvFlbcwE" height="400" poster="http://peopledemandchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Sasha-al-Arabiya-e1438887580451.jpg"][/video] The deal between Turkey and the United States to create a buffer zone in northern Syria has been engineered as an aggressive front against the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group. Airstrikes from Turkish and U.S. planes, which may now depart from...

Surviving Assad’s Jails

The number of deaths caused by the Syrian conflict are staggering, nearly a quarter million are listed as casualties with millions more fleeing the country they call home. We have reported on the dwindling support from the global community, Syria’s crumbling economy and the constant...

Could an ISIS-Free Zone Be Expanded Upon?

General terms have recently been agreed upon between Turkish and American officials to create an “Islamic State-free zone”. Many details still need to be discussed but the proposed area would include a nearly 60 mile strip along the northern border of Syria and Turkey which...

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Turkey’s Islamic State Dilemma

Turkey has an Islamic State dilemma and, over the course of the past week, it has been getting worse. On Monday, July 20th, a suicide bomber blew himself up during a rally of the Socialist Party of the Oppressed Youth Wing in the southern Turkey...