Kurdish refugees from Kobani watch as thick smoke covers the Syrian town of Kobani during fighting between Islamic State and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in Sanliurfa province (REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis).

Interview

What Would the Turkish Buffer Zone Mean for Syria’s Displaced?

November 3, 2014, Elizabeth Ferris

Elizabeth Ferris explains her concerns about the security and logistics of operating in a proposed buffer zone between Turkey and Syria to meet the humanitarian needs of Syrians as conflict escalates following ISIS's offensive in Kobani. 

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