• Turkey begins military offensive in Syria, days after Trump announced pullback of US troops

    10 days ago - By KCRA

    Turkey has launched a planned military offensive into northeastern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday, just days after the Trump administration announced it was pulling U.S. troops back from the border area.
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  • Turkey's Endgame in Syria

    Turkey's Endgame in Syria

    10 days ago - By Foreign Affairs

    In a stunning announcement on Sunday, the Trump administration gave the nod to a Turkish military incursion into northeastern Syria, an operation that would entail clashes with Washington's Kurdish allies in the area. The U.S. military, which has around 1,000 troops in Syria, would not “support or be involved in the operation.” But the White House said it would pull back U.S. forces stationed near the Syrian-Turkish border to clear the way for Ankara's troops.
    Facing an intense backlash even among Republicans, Trump seemed to backpedal on Monday. But Turkish army units stand ready at the...
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  • Turkish army pushes into Syria, people flee as air strikes, artillery hit border town

    10 days ago - By National Post

    AKCAKALE - Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with air strikes and artillery hitting YPG militia positions around the border town of Ras al Ain.
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  • Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria after Trump withdraws troops

    Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria after Trump withdraws troops

    10 days ago - By Post Gazette


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  • Turkish Forces Launch Military Attack Against Kurds At Syrian Border

    Turkish Forces Launch Military Attack Against Kurds At Syrian Border

    10 days ago - By NPR

    The incursion comes just two days after the White House announced that U.S. forces would stand aside as Turkey launched the military operation in Northern Syria.
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  • Turkey launches military operation against the Kurds in Syria just days after Trump abandoned them

    Turkey launches military operation against the Kurds in Syria just days after Trump abandoned them

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Turkey began a military operation against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria on Wednesday, just several days after the Trump administration announced the US was pulling troops from the region.
    "The Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Syrian National Army, just launched OperationPeaceSpring against PKK/YPG and Daesh terrorists in northern Syria. Our mission is to prevent the creation of a terror corridor across our southern border, and to bring peace to the area," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a statement.
    President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from...
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