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Hassan Hassan quoted in Rolling Stone’s article on the withdrawal of U.S. troops to the Kurds

Hassan Hassan quoted in Rolling Stone’s article on the withdrawal of U.S. troops to the Kurds
Children play outside the house of Hevrin Khalaf in Al-Malikiyah (or Derik as it’s known to Kurds), Syria on October 20, 2019. Hevrin Khalaf and her driver were assassinated by Turkish-backed Syrian militants on October 12th while driving on the M4 highway in northeastern Syria. She was a Syrian Kurdish political leader of the Future Syria Party.

NaG Director Hassan Hassan was quoted in an article about the withdrawal of U.S. military support to the Kurds:

“Turkey is planting the seeds of future civil strife between Arabs and Kurds,” says Hassan Hassan, director of the nonstate actors program at the Newlines Institute. He suspects that radical militias like Ahrar al-Sharqiya, the group that killed Khalaf, have been put forward as the “face” of the campaign to aggravate sectarian tensions. “It is a sinister agenda.”

Read the full article at Rolling Stone.

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