Betraying the Kurds is Trump’s most ‘presidential’ move yet

Asia Ramazan Antar, Kurdish feminist and fighter in the YPJ militia. (Viyan Antar / CC-BY / Wikimedia Commons)

In a rare moment of bipartisan consensus, Republicans and Democrats have come together to condemn Donald Trump for his withdrawal from Syria, which set the stage Turkey to crush America’s Kurdish allies. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who introduced a resolution calling for sanctions against Turkey for bombing the majority-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces, reprimanded the president

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD