This research focused on the Kurdish people as one of the actors who have an interest in the Syrian political turmoil. In this study, Doug McAdams’ social movement theory and the Communalism theories of Murray Bookchin, Robert Melson, and Howard Wolpe are utilized as the framework to analyze the interests and strategies of Kurdish groups in Syria. This research uses a qualitative method, specifically the descriptive-analytical, and the obtained data comes from primary and secondary sources. The results of this study is the interests of the Syrian Kurds that is to establish an autonomous government in Syria in the form of a federation and based on the democratic values that can support the Kurds’ rights in Syria. The strategy pursued by Kurdish Syrian groups, especially from The Democratic Union Party (PYD), is to take advantage of the condition of Syrian political instability by declaring an autonomous government in Rojava.
|Published - 19 Nov 2019
|Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Strategic and Global Studies, ICSGS 0218, October 24-26, 2018, Central Jakarta, Indonesia - Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Oct 2018 → 26 Oct 2018
|Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Strategic and Global Studies, ICSGS 0218, October 24-26, 2018, Central Jakarta, Indonesia
|24/10/18 → 26/10/18
- Arab Spring
- Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria