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A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter on the front lines near Erbil, September 10

At the Kurdistan Front

Holding the line against the Islamic State.

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By JONATHAN SPYER

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A YPG fighter fires during an ISIS attack  on the village of Haj Ismail in weste

Wars Within Wars

In northern Syria, the Kurds try to carve out a territory and fend off the jihadists

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35

An earful of opposition in Kiev

Putin’s Move on Ukraine

Showdown in Kiev.

Dec 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 16

YPG fighters in Sere Kaniyah

The Kurds Are for the Kurds

Syria’s other combatants

Mar 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 26

Hamas terrorists burn American and Israeli flags.

Hamas’s Miscalculation

1:31 PM, Nov 18, 2012

Tawhid Brigade fighters

The Battle for Aleppo

A report from the front lines of the Syrian civil war

Oct 8, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 04

Photo of Lieutenant Bilal Khaibar, defector from Assad’s airborne forces

Inside Free Syria

Poorly armed, lacking in allies, and against all odds, an insurgency seeks to topple the Assad dictatorship.

Feb 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 23

Kurds in the Middle

Kurds in the Middle

Caught between Iran and Turkey, with nowhere to hide.

Oct 25, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 06

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