Britain's Confusing Kurdish Policy Is Screwing Anti-ISIS Fighters
It's perfectly simple: they're fighting ISIS, who we hate, with the YPG, which is linked to the PKK, who Turkey – who we're selling weapons to – hates.
Kobani: Sketches of a City Under Seige
It is strange, is it not, to deny the hand of the artist in favor of the hand of history? Michael Taussig travels through the ruins of Syria in this moving essay from the June issue of VICE magazine.
This Syrian Composer Is Now a Refugee Writing Music on the Street
With little hope of working with an orchestra, Mouataz Arian is using his computer to create compositions about the refugee crisis while in exile in Turkey.