Taking Back Raqqa Kurds Seek to Expand Reach in Northern Syria

The offensive to take Raqqa back from Islamic State has begun. Kurdish fighters are leading the charge in the hopes of eliminating the Islamist scourge -- but they are also hoping to expand their power in northern Syria.
Recapturing Raqqa

Recapturing Raqqa

Foto: DER SPIEGEL
Foto: DER SPIEGEL