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Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump’s comparison to ISIS

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BY TAL AXELROD – 10/18/19 08:40 PM EDT 313 © Reuters/NDN The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is designated as a terrorist group by both the U.S. and Turkey, penned an open letter in English rebuking President Trump‘s comparison of the group to ISIS amid a fight between Kurds and Turkish forces in northern Syria. The PKK said in Friday’s…

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Turkey’s Victory Over Donald Trump

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THE NEW YORK TIMES By The Editorial Board The Turkish president got what he wanted — as did Russia and Iran. The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. Oct. 17, 2019 President Trump’s decision to withdraw 1,000 American troops from Syria…

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In Syria, Global Spotlight Should Be on Turkey, Not Trump

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Oct 15th, 2019 3 min read COMMENTARY BY James Jay Carafano@JJCarafano Vice President, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute James Jay Carafano is a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges. The Heritage Fountation Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, in a picture taken from the Turkish side of the border…

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Trump’s Syria Policy Is a Strategic and Political Disaster

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Our Columnists By John Cassidy   12:59 P.M. Civilians are fleeing violence in northern Syria, where President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops has triggered an invasion by Turkish forces. Photograph by Delil Souleiman / AFP / Getty The Turkish invasion of northern Syria, which Donald Trump green-lighted last week, has already turned into a humanitarian disaster for…

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Disaster in the Desert: Why Trump’s Middle East Plan Can’t Work

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By Martin Indyk November/December 2019  Foreign Affairs Let’s make a deal: Melania Trump, Donald Trump, and King Salman in Riyadh, May 2017UPI / Alamy Stock Photo In July 2019, Jason Greenblatt, then U.S. President Donald Trump’s envoy for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, attended a routine quarterly UN Security Council meeting about the Middle East. Providing an update on the…

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The Trump doctrine: Principled realism or endemic confusion?

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BY DANIEL S. MORGAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 10/13/19 10:00 AM EDT THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL The HILL © Getty Images American foreign policy is increasingly falling into disarray and incoherence. President Trump’s doctrine of principled realism, in my opinion, is the correct approach. Principled realism in…

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The Origins of New US-Turkish Relations

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By George Friedman – Oct. 14, 2019 For several years, there has been a significant shift underway in U.S. strategy toward the Middle East, where Washington has consistently sought to avoid combat. The United States is now compelled to seek accommodation with Turkey, a regional power in its own right, based on terms that are…

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Forecast: The Consequences of the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

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Sunday, October 13, 2019  By: Ketti Davison (US Army, Retired) ISW Director of Tradecraft and Innovation The United States made a deliberate choice to depart from Syria. America will pay a heavy price for this unforced error. The United States has lost its defeat mechanism against the Islamic State. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were…

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MAP: TURKEY’S NEW SYRIA OFFENSIVE

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Oct 11, 2019 – Press ISW By ISW’s Syria Team On October 9, 2019, Turkish military forces launced a new offensive into Northern Syria. Turkey’s assault is targeting an area that has been controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces, a Syrian Kurdish-led group that is the primary U.S. partner in Syria in the counter-Islamic State of…

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Eurasia’s Great Game: India, Japan, and Europe Play to Putin’s Needs

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By Dr. James M. DorseyOctober 11, 2019 Vladimir Putin, image via Office of the President of Russia BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,310, October 15, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Eurasia’s Great Game is anything but simple and straightforward. A burgeoning alliance between China and Russia that at least for now is relegating potential differences between the two…

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An Act Of Betrayal And Infamy

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October 11, 2019 Washington DC, January 10, 2016. Kurds demonstrate against Turkey in front of the White House. Photo: Susan Melkisethian Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria may well be remembered as one of the most egregious and inhuman disasters that he has ever taken since he came to power. For a President…

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Trump is threatening to wage economic war on a country the US bases nukes in

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Ellen Ioanes  Oct 8, 2019, 5:27 PM A U.S. Air Force Boeing C-17A Globemaster III large transport aircraft flies over a minaret after taking off from Incirlik air base in Adana, Turkey, in this August 12, 2015 file photo Murad Cezer / REUTERS US President Donald Trump has threatened NATO ally Turkey if it crosses a…

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State Department Distrust of Syrian Kurds Paved the Way for Betrayal

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by Seth FrantzmanThe Jerusalem PostOctober 11, 2019 Originally published under the title “US Secretly Viewed Its Own Kurdish Partners in Syria as “Terrorists.” State Department distrust of Syrian Kurds long predates President Trump’s abandonment. The US State Department admitted on Friday that it had always viewed the Syrian Democratic Forces, a group that the US helped create, as…

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Top U.S. general warns Turkey: ‘We retain the right of self-defense’

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By Ben Wolfgang  Top U.S. military officials on Friday warned Turkey that U.S. forces in Syria “retain the right of self-defense” amid fears that American personnel is still in danger despite the withdrawal of special operations troops from the most dangerous areas along the Turkey–Syria border. In a hastily arranged press conference at the Pentagon, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark…

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Erdogan’s friendship with Trump has extra benefits

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Pinar Tremblay  ARTICLE SUMMARY The friendship between the Turkish and American presidents thrives despite all ideological differences, so much so that elites of Turkey’s ruling party view the impeachment inquiry as an act of the “deep state” or even a “coup” against Trump. Since US Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi introduced the…

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US, Russia veto UN Security Council statement on Turkey’s op in Syria

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The U.N. Security Council failed to agree on a statement on Turkey’s counterterrorism operation in Syria at a closed meeting to discuss the action Thursday. The U.S. and Russia vetoed a statement by five European members — France, Germany, Belgium, Britain and Poland — condemning the operation. The five European council members who called Thursday’s meeting — there are…

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    Απόλυτος αμερικανικός εξευτελισμός. Διάβασα προσεκτικά τη Συμφωνία. Προσέξτε. Η Τουρκία, πράγματι, ικανοποίησε τα περισσότερα, αν όχι όλα όσα επεδίωκε: -Κατ αρχάς, όλο το πνεύμα και το γράμμα της Συμφωνίας (άρθρα 2,5,7,10,11) προβλέπουν την παραμονή της Τουρκίας στα εδάφη που εισέβαλε. -Οι Κούρδοι θα ...

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