Kurdish fighters from the People’s Protection Units, (Y.P.G), stand guard next to American armored vehicles at the Syria-Turkey border, Apri, 2017. (Youssef Rabie Youssef/EPA)
Target: Syria

Trump’s Plan B for Syria: Occupation and Intimidation

The US is creating a de facto autonomous Kurdish state in east Syria that will be defended by a US-backed “proxy” army of occupation.