Kurds In Syria Make A Deal With Russia


Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: America's allies in the fight against ISIS, the Kurds in Syria, have opened the door to a new friend - Russia. Russian troops and flags moved into Kurdish territory over the weekend. That's a part of Syria where U.S. troops also work with the Kurds. After months of mixed signals from the Trump administration, the Kurds seem to be hedging their bets on continued U.S. support. NPR's Jane Arraf is in northeastern Syria. She joins me now. Hi, Jane. JANE ARRAF, BYLINE: Hi, there. KELLY: Hi. I know you've been out and about reporting today. Were you actually able to see these Russian flags flying? What's it look like? ARRAF: We actually were able to see them on the side of the road just on...

Kurds In Syria Make A Deal With Russia

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