[Marxism] Turkey Could Cut Off the Islamic State’s Supply Lines. So Why Doesn’t It?

Ken Hiebert knhiebert at shaw.ca
Mon Nov 23 08:03:39 MST 2015


How could ISIS be eliminated? In the region, everyone knows. All it would really take would be to unleash the largely Kurdish forces of the YPG (Democratic Union party) in Syria, and PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ party) guerillas in Iraq and Turkey. These are, currently, the main forces actually fighting ISIS on the ground. They have proved extraordinarily militarily effective and oppose every aspect of ISIS’ reactionary ideology.

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