Timeline: The Kurds, Turkey and the U.S., Allies and Enemies
Thursday, 10 October 2019 (
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Turkey’s attack on Kurdish strongholds along the Syrian border has been years in the making.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended himself against fierce criticism from Republicans and Democrats over his decision to clear U.S. troops out of northern Syria, which has allowed Turkey to attack America's Kurdish allies unimpeded. Colette Luke has more. Trump defends his Syria pullout after Turkish attack 02:20
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