The Battle for Modernity on the Borders of Kurdistan

January 2015
Quadrant Magazine;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 59 Issue 1/2, p8
The article explores the offensive attack of the Islamic State organization against Kobani, Syria on September 16, 2014. It mentions that it is intended to annihilate the Kurdish enclave to obtain control of the extended stretch of the Syrian border with Turkey. It notes that the battle depicts who is on the side of modernity and freedom. It also emphasizes the aspects which made Kobani the Resistance Castle of the Twenty-First Century after the attack as coined by Prime Minister Enwer Muslim.


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