The region lacks an ability to test for coronavirus and does not have the hospital capacity to deal with a new crisis.
While European leaders pay lip service to the sacrifices of Kurdish forces, they refuse to stop Erdogan while simultaneously stressing the need for Kurds to continue fighting on the West's behalf.
"Do you have feelings? Do you have honor? I was 14 years old, as old as your daughter, your son, or your sister. You destroyed my life."
Jews around the world are seeing an upsurge in antisemitism not at all unlike its development in Europe and Iraq in the 1920s and 30s.
“In his tweets in Turkish and Arabic, however, Erdogan described his forces as ‘the heroes of the Mohammadian army’ – a term dating back to the Ottoman Empire,” the report continued.
I am not an expert on the Holocaust, but I have spent time among many Yazidi survivors of ISIS and its crimes.
Three were injured in the airstrike on Tuesday, the third airstrike in two days.
Despite centuries of persecution, the Yazidis have never forsaken their faith, which only attests to their remarkable sense of identity and strength of character.
More than 50,000 men and women from all over the world joined ISIS. This included 5,000 supporters from European countries.
Compassion should not override common sense.