This backgrounder examines the PYD within the context of regional Kurdish politics in order to forecast their likely course as the Syrian civil war unfolds.
This timeline details to activities of Ali Mussa Daqduq from his start with Hezbollah in 1983 until his release in 2012. It will be updated as new information is uncovered.
USMC General Joe Dunford appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee today to be confirmed as the next Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.
The spike in green-on-blue attacks in Afghanistan is a development that has the potential to endanger ISAF's mission to train and prepare Afghan security forces for the challenges of stabilizing the country. It is important to establish the scope of the green-on-blue threat as well as the context in which the attacks occur.