A war of succession

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May 13, 2014 12:18

Syria has imploded and different realities are being built on its ruins.




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A YPG fighter aims her weapon at Al-Menajir village, in the Kurdish Jazeera enclave during violent clashes between members of the YPG and Syrian Islamic rebel groups. (photo credit:RODI SAID / REUTERS)

As I interview Nohalat al-Kobani, the commander in the Kurdish enclave in northern Syria close to the Turkish border, the position comes under attack by Islamic fundamentalists.

“The silence of the world is making the terrorists powerful. But it makes no difference. As you can see, we control the current situation,” Kobani nonchalantly asserts to The Jerusalem Report as small arms fire punctures our conversation.

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