“The Zionist entity shows us nothing but naked and brutal power, which makes any kind of restraint on our part impossible. We don't have tanks or Apaches or F-16s, but we have the determination to be martyrs.”Muhammad Muslih, “‘They Took Our Land, so Why Shouldn’t I Kill Them?” New York Times, April 26, 2002, http://www.nytimes.com/2002/04/26/opinion/26iht-edmus_ed3_.html.
Unnamed PIJ leader, 2002
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On January 27, 2020, Turkish security forces arrested five People’s Protection Units (YPG) members who were allegedly plotting terrorist attacks in Tal Abyad, northern Syria. During the raid, forces recovered weapons, digital materials, and documents relating to the terror group.
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