Will the U.S. Exempt Syria’s Kurds From Crushing Sanctions?
The National Interest -

Matthew Petti


A State Department official reportedly said that he would.

The U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led faction in Syria worries that it will become collateral damage of new economic sanctions on Syria as the State Department sends mixed messages on the scope of the sanctions.

Congress set a June deadline for the President to impose sanctions against the Syrian central government under the Caesar Civilian Protection Act. Critics warn that the sanctions may also slam the Kurdish-led...

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