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Syria's Kurds Return to Al Assad's Fold

Charles Glass
Board of Contributors
Aug 3, 2018 | 10:00 GMT
The Syrian Democratic Council, including Kurdish officials and some members of Syria's domestic opposition, gather in the northern town of Tabqa during July 2018.

The Syrian Democratic Council, including Kurdish officials and some members of Syria's domestic opposition, gather in the northern town of Tabqa during July 2018. The political arm of a powerful alliance of Syrian Kurd and Arab fighters said it was working on a negotiating team for any talks with the Damascus regime. The SDC is linked to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed militia that holds much of the country's north and northeast.

(DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Facing the realities of an impending government victory, the Kurds are taking a pragmatic approach toward reconciliation....

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