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What you need to know about Turkey's push into Syria

What you need to know about Turkey's push into Syria

What has Turkey done so far in its military push into Syria targeting the Syrian Kurds that helped the U.S.? Where are U.S. troops and what will they do? What comes next? Read full article:: What you need to know about Turkey's pus...→

What you need to know about Turkey's push into Syria

What you need to know about Turkey's push into Syria

What has Turkey done so far in its military push into Syria targeting the Syrian Kurds that helped the U.S.? Where are U.S. troops and what will they do? What comes next? Read full article:: What you need to know about Turkey's pus...→

Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

It was an unusual juxtaposition for Democrats — calling a Republican president weak militarily.... That’s how the contenders for the party’s nomination framed the recent withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria under President Trump, who they said during Tuesday night’s debate had created turmoil with his impulsive foreign polic Read full article:: Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by Presiden...→

Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pullback From Syria

Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pullback From Syria

In meeting the Turkish leader, the vice president is expected to reiterate President Trump’s demand for a negotiated cease-fire. Read full article:: Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pul...→

Russia

Russia "will not allow" Turkey to attack Syria as it sends troops to front lines

Speaking of a potential fight between Turkey and Syria, the Kremlin's special Syria envoy said "it not just that no one is interested, it is simply unacceptable." Read full article:: Russia "will not allow" Turkey to attack...→

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key power-broker in the conflict there following the United States’ withdrawal. Russia's defense ministry said in a... Read full article:: Russia says it will prevent a clash betw...→

U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over future of nuclear weapons near Syria

U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over future of nuclear weapons near Syria

Some 50 U.S. warheads are believed to be deployed at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, but reports this weekend suggested officials were reviewing plans for their removal. Read full article:: U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over fu...→

UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Executions of Kurds in Syria

UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Executions of Kurds in Syria

Turkey could be deemed responsible for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of captured Kurdish fighters and a politician, acts that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The U.N. human rights office also said it had documented civilian... Read full article:: UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Exec...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

The Syrian fighters vowed to kill "pigs" and "infidels," paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds into a man lying on the side of a... Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.... Pence says Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria. Read full article:: The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Tu...→

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault... Read full article:: Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scramb...→

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion

Member countries from the European Union pledged on Monday to suspend weapons exports to Turkey over its widely condemned military operations in Syria. Read full article:: EU countries pledge to suspend arm expor...→

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria — which happened days after he announced the US was clearing the way by… Read full article:: Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Tur...→

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

President Donald Trump says he's issuing new sanctions against Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its ongoing offensive attack in Syria against Kurdish forces it views as a terrorist threat Read full article:: The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions o...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump said Monday he plans to sanction Turkey, a move apparently prompted after numerous Republican lawmakers repudiated him for withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria to make way for Turkey’s military operation. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid...→

Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Russia in

Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Russia in "battlefield handover" as Turkey tries to take it

The U.S. "has been assisting the Russian forces to navigate through previously unsafe areas quickly," a senior Pentagon official told Newsweek. Read full article:: Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Rus...→

Trump and Erdogan

Trump and Erdogan "just got played" by Putin says terrorism expert, as Kurds in Syria strike a deal with Russia and Bashar al-Assad

Michael S. Smith II said that by allowing the Turkish invasion into northeastern Syria, Trump and Erdogan have played into Putin's hands. Read full article:: Trump and Erdogan "just got played" by P...→

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by President Donald Trump to hit Turkey with "big... Read full article:: US pulls troops in north Syria, threaten...→

Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey will never declare a ceasefire in northeastern Syria and that it will not negotiate with Kurdish forces it is fighting in its offensive into the region.Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive against the... Read full article:: Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Cease...→

Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

Pence's trip comes as the situation in Turkey is deteriorating, with reports of escaped ISIS prisoners and Russian military patrolling near the Syria-Turkey border. Read full article:: Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turk...→

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

The Pentagon will have to disassemble combat bases that were built to stay for a mission that was supposed to last, and protect the troops as they withdraw amid a chaotic battlefield. Read full article:: How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a H...→

The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow' Turkey, Syria clash - Breitbart

The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow' Turkey, Syria clash - Breitbart

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's offensive in northern Syria (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A Russian envoy for Syria says that Moscow will Read full article:: The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow'...→

Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investigation threat with military-salute celebration amid Syria incursion

Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investigation threat with military-salute celebration amid Syria incursion

Several players of the Turkish national soccer team defied an investigation by the European soccer body after celebrating a goal with a military-style salute during a match against France. Read full article:: Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investig...→

Turkey steps up Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of Trump's warnings

Turkey steps up Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of Trump's warnings

Kurdish civilians are fleeing indiscriminate shelling as U.S. troops and Bashar Assad's Russian-backed forces trade places on an increasingly chaotic battlefield Read full article:: Turkey steps up Syria offensive against ...→

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Faced with unrelenting criticism, Trump said Monday he was putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its offensive. Vice President Mike Pence also said Trum Read full article:: Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army re...→

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkish President Recep Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President Trump kept a small contingent of American forces there, according to Brit Hume. Read full article:: Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway eve...→

Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid Kurds against Turkey

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s troops returned to northern Syria on Monday to back up Kurdish forces in their increasingly desperate fight with the Turkish military, marking a major geopolitical turning point for the region and sparking a fresh wave of bipartisan criticism over President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. forces out of the fight. Read full article:: Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid K...→

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

President Trump’s grassroots military supporters, as opposed to neoconservatives who have long opposed his agenda, appear to be supporting his abrupt decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria. Read full article:: Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-milita...→

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scrambles for Syria exit

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scrambles for Syria exit

WASHINGTON — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault Turkey Read full article:: Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scra...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

President Donald Trump is carrying out his threat to "decimate" the Turkish economy, in the wake of his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over...→

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions'

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions'

President Trump announced Monday afternoon that he will soon issue an executive order imposing sanctions on Turkey for its "destabilizing" offensive in Syria, amid a bipartisan outcry over the president's troop pullback earlier this year that endangered U.S.-aligned Kurdish forces. Read full article:: Trump authorizes sanctions against Turke...→

US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of Kurds and Bad Policy

US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of Kurds and Bad Policy

During the United Nations General Assembly last month president Trump in his speech pointed out that, "The future does not belong to globalists. The future belongs to patriots." Read full article:: US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of K...→

Syrian army moves north, raising fears of clash with Turkey

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to shift o Read full article:: Syrian army moves north, raising fears o...→

Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 'stop the killing' in Syria or face retaliation

Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 'stop the killing' in Syria or face retaliation

Sanctions against Turkey are a positive step, but President Trump must take immediate and forceful action to deter the invasion of northern Syria, retired Gen. Jack Keane said Monday on "America's Newsroom." Read full article:: Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 's...→

Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria action was 'no accident' amid impeachment push

Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria action was 'no accident' amid impeachment push

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., said on Monday that President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria will have global ramifications, arguing that Turkey may have acted due to the president's weakened political standing amid the Democrats' impeachment push.  Read full article:: Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria...→

Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, pastor who'd been imprisoned in Turkey, visits GOP in DC

Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, pastor who'd been imprisoned in Turkey, visits GOP in DC

American pastor Andrew Brunson, whose new book shares his story of being held as a political hostage for two years in Turkey, travelled to Washington Tuesday to be a guest around town for the GOP. Read full article:: Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, past...→

Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria

Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria

Once again, the politicians, the mainstream media, and the Beltway "experts" have been proven wrong. They never understand that sending U.S. troops into another country without the proper authority is not a stabilizing factor. Read full article:: Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds J...→

Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey to Halt Syria Offensive

Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey to Halt Syria Offensive

The United States will put diplomatic pressure on Turkey and threaten Ankara with more sanctions to persuade it to reach a ceasefire and halt its military offensive in northeastern Syria, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.A week after reversing U.S. policy... Read full article:: Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey...→

China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of Syria Against Kurds

China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of Syria Against Kurds

China’s Foreign Ministry called on Turkey on Tuesday to halt their ongoing military offensive against Kurdish militias. Read full article:: China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of S...→

Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey border as US troops officially withdraw

Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey border as US troops officially withdraw

Russian military units have been sent to patrol near the Syria-Turkey border, sparking fears Moscow is moving to fill a security vacuum after U.S. troops started withdrawing from the region last week. Read full article:: Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey’s Syrian fighters

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian fighters vowed to kill “pigs” and “infidels,” paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds int… Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

An American pastor released from a Turkish prison thanks to the Trump administration says that Christians, like himself, are a target amid Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on religious diversity. Read full article:: Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians...→

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary Read full article:: U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey ove...→

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

PrTrump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after Erdoğan invaded Syria to attack the Kurds. Read full article:: Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Res...→

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Why did Turkey invade? Why did America leave? How did the Kurds gain so much land? We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria. Read full article:: Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Att...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

10/14/2019 04:46 PM EDT... President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will issue an executive order imposing “powerful” sanctions against Turkey for its incursion into northeast Syria. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over...→

Republican Rep says Kurds allying with Syrian government

Republican Rep says Kurds allying with Syrian government "not an ideal outcome," but blames Congress over Trump

Following Trump's order to withdraw U.S. forces, the Kurds have allied with the Iranian and Russian-backed government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read full article:: Republican Rep says Kurds allying with S...→

Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trump move in Syria as betrayal

Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trump move in Syria as betrayal

"As a guy who has fought alongside the Kurds," said former Marine Col. Andrew Milburn, "on an emotional level this is gut-wrenching." Read full article:: Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trum...→

Syrian army returns to northeast, as Turkey widens invasion

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces... Read full article:: Syrian army returns to northeast, as Tur...→

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by... Read full article:: US pulls troops in north Syria, threaten...→

Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Prison of ISIS Militants

Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Prison of ISIS Militants

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that the prisoners there had been abducted. Read full article:: Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Pr...→

Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

It was an unusual juxtaposition for Democrats — calling a Republican president weak militarily.... That’s how the contenders for the party’s nomination framed the recent withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria under President Trump, who they said during Tuesday night’s debate had created turmoil with his impulsive foreign polic Read full article:: Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by Presiden...→

Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, pastor who'd been imprisoned in Turkey, visits GOP in DC

Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, pastor who'd been imprisoned in Turkey, visits GOP in DC

American pastor Andrew Brunson, whose new book shares his story of being held as a political hostage for two years in Turkey, travelled to Washington Tuesday to be a guest around town for the GOP. Read full article:: Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, past...→

Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

Pence's trip comes as the situation in Turkey is deteriorating, with reports of escaped ISIS prisoners and Russian military patrolling near the Syria-Turkey border. Read full article:: Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turk...→

Russia

Russia "will not allow" Turkey to attack Syria as it sends troops to front lines

Speaking of a potential fight between Turkey and Syria, the Kremlin's special Syria envoy said "it not just that no one is interested, it is simply unacceptable." Read full article:: Russia "will not allow" Turkey to attack...→

Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey to Halt Syria Offensive

Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey to Halt Syria Offensive

The United States will put diplomatic pressure on Turkey and threaten Ankara with more sanctions to persuade it to reach a ceasefire and halt its military offensive in northeastern Syria, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.A week after reversing U.S. policy... Read full article:: Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey...→

The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow' Turkey, Syria clash - Breitbart

The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow' Turkey, Syria clash - Breitbart

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's offensive in northern Syria (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A Russian envoy for Syria says that Moscow will Read full article:: The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow'...→

U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over future of nuclear weapons near Syria

U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over future of nuclear weapons near Syria

Some 50 U.S. warheads are believed to be deployed at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, but reports this weekend suggested officials were reviewing plans for their removal. Read full article:: U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over fu...→

Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey border as US troops officially withdraw

Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey border as US troops officially withdraw

Russian military units have been sent to patrol near the Syria-Turkey border, sparking fears Moscow is moving to fill a security vacuum after U.S. troops started withdrawing from the region last week. Read full article:: Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey...→

Turkey steps up Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of Trump's warnings

Turkey steps up Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of Trump's warnings

Kurdish civilians are fleeing indiscriminate shelling as U.S. troops and Bashar Assad's Russian-backed forces trade places on an increasingly chaotic battlefield Read full article:: Turkey steps up Syria offensive against ...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

The Syrian fighters vowed to kill "pigs" and "infidels," paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds into a man lying on the side of a... Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

An American pastor released from a Turkish prison thanks to the Trump administration says that Christians, like himself, are a target amid Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on religious diversity. Read full article:: Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians...→

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkish President Recep Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President Trump kept a small contingent of American forces there, according to Brit Hume. Read full article:: Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway eve...→

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

PrTrump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after Erdoğan invaded Syria to attack the Kurds. Read full article:: Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Res...→

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

President Trump’s grassroots military supporters, as opposed to neoconservatives who have long opposed his agenda, appear to be supporting his abrupt decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria. Read full article:: Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-milita...→

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion

Member countries from the European Union pledged on Monday to suspend weapons exports to Turkey over its widely condemned military operations in Syria. Read full article:: EU countries pledge to suspend arm expor...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

10/14/2019 04:46 PM EDT... President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will issue an executive order imposing “powerful” sanctions against Turkey for its incursion into northeast Syria. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

President Donald Trump is carrying out his threat to "decimate" the Turkish economy, in the wake of his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over...→

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

President Donald Trump says he's issuing new sanctions against Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its ongoing offensive attack in Syria against Kurdish forces it views as a terrorist threat Read full article:: The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions o...→

Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trump move in Syria as betrayal

Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trump move in Syria as betrayal

"As a guy who has fought alongside the Kurds," said former Marine Col. Andrew Milburn, "on an emotional level this is gut-wrenching." Read full article:: Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trum...→

US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of Kurds and Bad Policy

US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of Kurds and Bad Policy

During the United Nations General Assembly last month president Trump in his speech pointed out that, "The future does not belong to globalists. The future belongs to patriots." Read full article:: US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of K...→

Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Russia in

Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Russia in "battlefield handover" as Turkey tries to take it

The U.S. "has been assisting the Russian forces to navigate through previously unsafe areas quickly," a senior Pentagon official told Newsweek. Read full article:: Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Rus...→

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by... Read full article:: US pulls troops in north Syria, threaten...→

Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 'stop the killing' in Syria or face retaliation

Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 'stop the killing' in Syria or face retaliation

Sanctions against Turkey are a positive step, but President Trump must take immediate and forceful action to deter the invasion of northern Syria, retired Gen. Jack Keane said Monday on "America's Newsroom." Read full article:: Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 's...→

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by President Donald Trump to hit Turkey with "big... Read full article:: US pulls troops in north Syria, threaten...→

Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey will never declare a ceasefire in northeastern Syria and that it will not negotiate with Kurdish forces it is fighting in its offensive into the region.Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive against the... Read full article:: Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Cease...→

Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pullback From Syria

Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pullback From Syria

In meeting the Turkish leader, the vice president is expected to reiterate President Trump’s demand for a negotiated cease-fire. Read full article:: Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pul...→

Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria

Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria

Once again, the politicians, the mainstream media, and the Beltway "experts" have been proven wrong. They never understand that sending U.S. troops into another country without the proper authority is not a stabilizing factor. Read full article:: Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds J...→

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

The Pentagon will have to disassemble combat bases that were built to stay for a mission that was supposed to last, and protect the troops as they withdraw amid a chaotic battlefield. Read full article:: How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a H...→

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key power-broker in the conflict there following the United States’ withdrawal. Russia's defense ministry said in a... Read full article:: Russia says it will prevent a clash betw...→

China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of Syria Against Kurds

China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of Syria Against Kurds

China’s Foreign Ministry called on Turkey on Tuesday to halt their ongoing military offensive against Kurdish militias. Read full article:: China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of S...→

Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investigation threat with military-salute celebration amid Syria incursion

Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investigation threat with military-salute celebration amid Syria incursion

Several players of the Turkish national soccer team defied an investigation by the European soccer body after celebrating a goal with a military-style salute during a match against France. Read full article:: Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investig...→

UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Executions of Kurds in Syria

UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Executions of Kurds in Syria

Turkey could be deemed responsible for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of captured Kurdish fighters and a politician, acts that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The U.N. human rights office also said it had documented civilian... Read full article:: UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Exec...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey’s Syrian fighters

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian fighters vowed to kill “pigs” and “infidels,” paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds int… Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Faced with unrelenting criticism, Trump said Monday he was putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its offensive. Vice President Mike Pence also said Trum Read full article:: Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army re...→

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.... Pence says Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria. Read full article:: The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Tu...→

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary Read full article:: U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey ove...→

Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid Kurds against Turkey

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s troops returned to northern Syria on Monday to back up Kurdish forces in their increasingly desperate fight with the Turkish military, marking a major geopolitical turning point for the region and sparking a fresh wave of bipartisan criticism over President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. forces out of the fight. Read full article:: Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid K...→

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault... Read full article:: Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scramb...→

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Why did Turkey invade? Why did America leave? How did the Kurds gain so much land? We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria. Read full article:: Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Att...→

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scrambles for Syria exit

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scrambles for Syria exit

WASHINGTON — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault Turkey Read full article:: Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scra...→

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria — which happened days after he announced the US was clearing the way by… Read full article:: Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Tur...→

Republican Rep says Kurds allying with Syrian government

Republican Rep says Kurds allying with Syrian government "not an ideal outcome," but blames Congress over Trump

Following Trump's order to withdraw U.S. forces, the Kurds have allied with the Iranian and Russian-backed government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read full article:: Republican Rep says Kurds allying with S...→

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions'

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions'

President Trump announced Monday afternoon that he will soon issue an executive order imposing sanctions on Turkey for its "destabilizing" offensive in Syria, amid a bipartisan outcry over the president's troop pullback earlier this year that endangered U.S.-aligned Kurdish forces. Read full article:: Trump authorizes sanctions against Turke...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump said Monday he plans to sanction Turkey, a move apparently prompted after numerous Republican lawmakers repudiated him for withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria to make way for Turkey’s military operation. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid...→

Syrian army returns to northeast, as Turkey widens invasion

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces... Read full article:: Syrian army returns to northeast, as Tur...→

Syrian army moves north, raising fears of clash with Turkey

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to shift o Read full article:: Syrian army moves north, raising fears o...→

Trump and Erdogan

Trump and Erdogan "just got played" by Putin says terrorism expert, as Kurds in Syria strike a deal with Russia and Bashar al-Assad

Michael S. Smith II said that by allowing the Turkish invasion into northeastern Syria, Trump and Erdogan have played into Putin's hands. Read full article:: Trump and Erdogan "just got played" by P...→

Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Prison of ISIS Militants

Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Prison of ISIS Militants

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that the prisoners there had been abducted. Read full article:: Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Pr...→

Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria action was 'no accident' amid impeachment push

Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria action was 'no accident' amid impeachment push

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., said on Monday that President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria will have global ramifications, arguing that Turkey may have acted due to the president's weakened political standing amid the Democrats' impeachment push.  Read full article:: Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria...→

Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by President Trump, 2020 Democrats Say

It was an unusual juxtaposition for Democrats — calling a Republican president weak militarily.... That’s how the contenders for the party’s nomination framed the recent withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria under President Trump, who they said during Tuesday night’s debate had created turmoil with his impulsive foreign polic Read full article:: Kurds in Syria Were Sold Out by Presiden...→

Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Ceasefire in Northern Syria

President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey will never declare a ceasefire in northeastern Syria and that it will not negotiate with Kurdish forces it is fighting in its offensive into the region.Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive against the... Read full article:: Erdogan: Turkey Will Never Declare Cease...→

Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, pastor who'd been imprisoned in Turkey, visits GOP in DC

Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, pastor who'd been imprisoned in Turkey, visits GOP in DC

American pastor Andrew Brunson, whose new book shares his story of being held as a political hostage for two years in Turkey, travelled to Washington Tuesday to be a guest around town for the GOP. Read full article:: Amid Syria turmoil, Andrew Brunson, past...→

Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pullback From Syria

Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pullback From Syria

In meeting the Turkish leader, the vice president is expected to reiterate President Trump’s demand for a negotiated cease-fire. Read full article:: Pence and Pompeo to Push Erdogan for Pul...→

Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turkey amid Syria incursion

Pence's trip comes as the situation in Turkey is deteriorating, with reports of escaped ISIS prisoners and Russian military patrolling near the Syria-Turkey border. Read full article:: Pence, Pompeo to lead delegation to Turk...→

Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria

Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds Join Assad to Defend Syria

Once again, the politicians, the mainstream media, and the Beltway "experts" have been proven wrong. They never understand that sending U.S. troops into another country without the proper authority is not a stabilizing factor. Read full article:: Washington is Wrong Once Again — Kurds J...→

Russia

Russia "will not allow" Turkey to attack Syria as it sends troops to front lines

Speaking of a potential fight between Turkey and Syria, the Kremlin's special Syria envoy said "it not just that no one is interested, it is simply unacceptable." Read full article:: Russia "will not allow" Turkey to attack...→

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a Hasty, Risky Withdrawal From Syria

The Pentagon will have to disassemble combat bases that were built to stay for a mission that was supposed to last, and protect the troops as they withdraw amid a chaotic battlefield. Read full article:: How the U.S. Military Will Carry Out a H...→

Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey to Halt Syria Offensive

Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey to Halt Syria Offensive

The United States will put diplomatic pressure on Turkey and threaten Ankara with more sanctions to persuade it to reach a ceasefire and halt its military offensive in northeastern Syria, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.A week after reversing U.S. policy... Read full article:: Official: US Boosting Pressure on Turkey...→

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key power-broker in the conflict there following the United States’ withdrawal. Russia's defense ministry said in a... Read full article:: Russia says it will prevent a clash betw...→

The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow' Turkey, Syria clash - Breitbart

The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow' Turkey, Syria clash - Breitbart

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's offensive in northern Syria (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A Russian envoy for Syria says that Moscow will Read full article:: The Latest: Russia says it won't 'allow'...→

China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of Syria Against Kurds

China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of Syria Against Kurds

China’s Foreign Ministry called on Turkey on Tuesday to halt their ongoing military offensive against Kurdish militias. Read full article:: China Warns Turkey to Halt Invasion of S...→

U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over future of nuclear weapons near Syria

U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over future of nuclear weapons near Syria

Some 50 U.S. warheads are believed to be deployed at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, but reports this weekend suggested officials were reviewing plans for their removal. Read full article:: U.S.-Turkey tensions raise fears over fu...→

Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investigation threat with military-salute celebration amid Syria incursion

Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investigation threat with military-salute celebration amid Syria incursion

Several players of the Turkish national soccer team defied an investigation by the European soccer body after celebrating a goal with a military-style salute during a match against France. Read full article:: Turkey soccer players defy UEFA investig...→

Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey border as US troops officially withdraw

Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey border as US troops officially withdraw

Russian military units have been sent to patrol near the Syria-Turkey border, sparking fears Moscow is moving to fill a security vacuum after U.S. troops started withdrawing from the region last week. Read full article:: Russian military patrolling Syria-Turkey...→

UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Executions of Kurds in Syria

UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Executions of Kurds in Syria

Turkey could be deemed responsible for summary executions by an affiliated armed group of captured Kurdish fighters and a politician, acts that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The U.N. human rights office also said it had documented civilian... Read full article:: UN: Turkey May Be 'Responsible' for Exec...→

Turkey steps up Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of Trump's warnings

Turkey steps up Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of Trump's warnings

Kurdish civilians are fleeing indiscriminate shelling as U.S. troops and Bashar Assad's Russian-backed forces trade places on an increasingly chaotic battlefield Read full article:: Turkey steps up Syria offensive against ...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey’s Syrian fighters

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian fighters vowed to kill “pigs” and “infidels,” paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds int… Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

The Syrian fighters vowed to kill "pigs" and "infidels," paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds into a man lying on the side of a... Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Faced with unrelenting criticism, Trump said Monday he was putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its offensive. Vice President Mike Pence also said Trum Read full article:: Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army re...→

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

An American pastor released from a Turkish prison thanks to the Trump administration says that Christians, like himself, are a target amid Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on religious diversity. Read full article:: Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians...→

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.... Pence says Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria. Read full article:: The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Tu...→

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkish President Recep Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President Trump kept a small contingent of American forces there, according to Brit Hume. Read full article:: Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway eve...→

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary Read full article:: U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey ove...→

Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid Kurds against Turkey

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s troops returned to northern Syria on Monday to back up Kurdish forces in their increasingly desperate fight with the Turkish military, marking a major geopolitical turning point for the region and sparking a fresh wave of bipartisan criticism over President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. forces out of the fight. Read full article:: Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid K...→

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

PrTrump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after Erdoğan invaded Syria to attack the Kurds. Read full article:: Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Res...→

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault... Read full article:: Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scramb...→

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

President Trump’s grassroots military supporters, as opposed to neoconservatives who have long opposed his agenda, appear to be supporting his abrupt decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria. Read full article:: Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-milita...→

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Why did Turkey invade? Why did America leave? How did the Kurds gain so much land? We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria. Read full article:: Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Att...→

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion

Member countries from the European Union pledged on Monday to suspend weapons exports to Turkey over its widely condemned military operations in Syria. Read full article:: EU countries pledge to suspend arm expor...→

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scrambles for Syria exit

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scrambles for Syria exit

WASHINGTON — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault Turkey Read full article:: Trump orders Turkey sanctions; U.S. scra...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over actions in Syria

10/14/2019 04:46 PM EDT... President Donald Trump announced Monday that he will issue an executive order imposing “powerful” sanctions against Turkey for its incursion into northeast Syria. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over...→

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria — which happened days after he announced the US was clearing the way by… Read full article:: Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Tur...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

President Donald Trump is carrying out his threat to "decimate" the Turkish economy, in the wake of his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over...→

Republican Rep says Kurds allying with Syrian government

Republican Rep says Kurds allying with Syrian government "not an ideal outcome," but blames Congress over Trump

Following Trump's order to withdraw U.S. forces, the Kurds have allied with the Iranian and Russian-backed government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read full article:: Republican Rep says Kurds allying with S...→

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

President Donald Trump says he's issuing new sanctions against Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its ongoing offensive attack in Syria against Kurdish forces it views as a terrorist threat Read full article:: The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions o...→

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions'

Trump authorizes sanctions against Turkey amid Syria incursion, calls for end to its 'destabilizing actions'

President Trump announced Monday afternoon that he will soon issue an executive order imposing sanctions on Turkey for its "destabilizing" offensive in Syria, amid a bipartisan outcry over the president's troop pullback earlier this year that endangered U.S.-aligned Kurdish forces. Read full article:: Trump authorizes sanctions against Turke...→

Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trump move in Syria as betrayal

Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trump move in Syria as betrayal

"As a guy who has fought alongside the Kurds," said former Marine Col. Andrew Milburn, "on an emotional level this is gut-wrenching." Read full article:: Marine who fought with Kurds blasts Trum...→

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid GOP blowback to Syria troop withdrawal

President Donald Trump said Monday he plans to sanction Turkey, a move apparently prompted after numerous Republican lawmakers repudiated him for withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria to make way for Turkey’s military operation. Read full article:: Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey amid...→

US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of Kurds and Bad Policy

US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of Kurds and Bad Policy

During the United Nations General Assembly last month president Trump in his speech pointed out that, "The future does not belong to globalists. The future belongs to patriots." Read full article:: US Withdrawal From Syria a Betrayal of K...→

Syrian army returns to northeast, as Turkey widens invasion

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces... Read full article:: Syrian army returns to northeast, as Tur...→

Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Russia in

Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Russia in "battlefield handover" as Turkey tries to take it

The U.S. "has been assisting the Russian forces to navigate through previously unsafe areas quickly," a senior Pentagon official told Newsweek. Read full article:: Exclusive: U.S. cedes Syrian city to Rus...→

Syrian army moves north, raising fears of clash with Turkey

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to shift o Read full article:: Syrian army moves north, raising fears o...→

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by... Read full article:: US pulls troops in north Syria, threaten...→

Trump and Erdogan

Trump and Erdogan "just got played" by Putin says terrorism expert, as Kurds in Syria strike a deal with Russia and Bashar al-Assad

Michael S. Smith II said that by allowing the Turkish invasion into northeastern Syria, Trump and Erdogan have played into Putin's hands. Read full article:: Trump and Erdogan "just got played" by P...→

Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 'stop the killing' in Syria or face retaliation

Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 'stop the killing' in Syria or face retaliation

Sanctions against Turkey are a positive step, but President Trump must take immediate and forceful action to deter the invasion of northern Syria, retired Gen. Jack Keane said Monday on "America's Newsroom." Read full article:: Gen. Keane: Trump must tell Turkey to 's...→

Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Prison of ISIS Militants

Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Prison of ISIS Militants

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that the prisoners there had been abducted. Read full article:: Turkey: Kurdish Forces Emptied Syrian Pr...→

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by President Donald Trump to hit Turkey with "big... Read full article:: US pulls troops in north Syria, threaten...→

Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria action was 'no accident' amid impeachment push

Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria action was 'no accident' amid impeachment push

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., said on Monday that President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeast Syria will have global ramifications, arguing that Turkey may have acted due to the president's weakened political standing amid the Democrats' impeachment push.  Read full article:: Liz Cheney says Turkey's timing of Syria...→