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