Author: Alaa Elassar
The part of Syria that’s now under attack by Turkey has been controlled by the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the armed Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), a defense force mostly made up of Kurds.
Who are the Kurds?
Where do Kurds live?
What does Turkey have to say?
A cycle of betrayal?
Why is Turkey attacking them now?
How will attacking the Kurds risk the return of ISIS?
CNN’s Alessandria Masi and Pete Burn contributed to this report.