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Why the Syrians are bombing Kurds in Hasaka?

Syrian army strikes Kurdish positions in Hasaka. Freelance journalist Wladimir van Wilgenburg and Professor Fawaz Gerges of LSE explain the importance of the city and why the Syrian government is worried about the territorial ambition of the Kurds.

Photograph shows Syrian Kurdish civilians boarding a truck as they fleeing reported shelling in the northeastern governorate of Hasakah. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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