Policy Brief

Syrian Kurds : Current Political/Military Situation and Foreign Affairs

ORSAM conducted a field research in Arbil and Sulaymaniyah,
Iraq, from 14 to 20 March 2016 regarding
Syrian Kurds. During this research, representatives of
different Syrian-Kurdish political parties, Syrian-Kurdish
journalists who migrated from Syria and moved
to Iraq, and also representatives of non-governmental
organizations that operate among Syrian-Kurds were
interviewed. And the interviewees were asked about the
current situation in Syrian-Kurdish politics, declaration
of Federation of Northern Syria under the leadership
of TEV-DEM, PYD/YPG’s objectives in the future, and
PYD/YPG’s relations with different actors both inside
and outside of Syria. In this article, you will find the information
given by the interviewees about the subjects
above and writer’s own review, as well.