The assault on the Kurds — for years Washington's main allies on the ground in Syria — is potentially one of the biggest shifts in years in an eight-year war that has drawn in global and regional powers.
Following US President Donald Trump's announcement that the US will pull out of northeast Syria, the Kurds, an ethnic group split across four countries, could face an attack by Turkey. They've been fighting for autonomy for a century.
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If US troops leave Syria, Kurds may no longer be able to hold the line against ISIS attacks, says a researcher with the Rojava Information Center, a research and advocacy group for the Kurdish areas of Syria.
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