Who are the Kurds and Who are They Fighting in Turkey and Syria?

Tensions are once again flaring in the Middle East, this time over whether U.S. President Donald Trump “abandoned” the Kurds, a diverse ethnic group of around 20-25 million people living in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

After U.S. troops pulled out of Syria, Turkey attacked in a move called Operation Peace Spring. But who exactly are the Kurds? Who are they fighting in Turkey and Syria, and what does President Trump have to say about U.S. troops leaving the region?

Listen to this podcast episode and find out!

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