Far left on the front lines: The Westerners joining the Kurds’ fight in Syria (Part 1 of 2)

War gets messier as world sits by to new Turkish version of genocide


Fighters from France, Britain, Greece and beyond have joined Kurds in their battle against Turkish troops in Syria’s Afrin. Often identifying with the far left, these volunteers have set off to fight, and even die, for a “Kurdish revolution”.