Feb 17 2020

Article: Damascus policy towards Syrian Democratic Forces and Arab tribes

From the beginning of crisis in Syria, to prevent the protests to expand and reach the biggest minority of the country, the government tried to collaborate and give space to Kurds of the area and Democratic Union Party (PYD) to prepare the situation for presence of military forces of the party in Kurdish inhabited areas. In the following sense, two months after the protests started in Syria in the middle of 2012, the government signed an agreement with the party and let them to come back to Syria. Near the end of 2012, Syrian government supported People’s Protection Units (YPG) …