The truth about Kurdish Activist: We Stand with US & Israel Against Radical Islam...
The president of the Kurdistan National Assembly of Syria says Kurds want democracy, friendship with Christians & peace with Israel.
A Syrian Kurdish activist in America has told the that ,the U.S. should embrace the Kurds as an enemy of “radical Islam” and as a people who desire democracy in the Middle East, seek friendship with Assyrian Christians and want to be at peace with Israel.
Sherkoh Abbas, president of the Kurdistan National Assembly of Syria, argues that Kurds are ideological allies of the West, rather than partners of convenience. Abbas was born in Qamishli, Syria and came to the U.S. in the 1980s. He describes his faith as a “Kurdish Islam,” and Islamc that is democratic, tolerant and peaceful.
He is a founding member of the Syrian Democracy Council, the Kurdish National Congress, the America-Kurdistan Friendship League and the Center for Democracy in the Middle East, of which he is the director.
Abbas' interview follows a Clarion Project interview with Jeff Gardner of Restore Nineveh Now about how Assyrian Christians are in conflict with Kurdish fighters in Syria. Gardner argued against U.S. equipping of the Kurdish forces.