Turkey launches strikes against Kurdish fighters in airspace controlled by U.S.
Wednesday, 9 October 2019 () Turkey's president has announced the start of an invasion as Kurdish forces move to defend the Turkish-Syrian border. The Kurds have been essential allies in the U.S. fight against ISIS, but President Trump announced he'd be abandoning them, breaking an American promise and pulling out of the region to allow Turkey to attack. CBS News correspondent Natalie Brand reports on the latest, and CBS News national security correspondent David Martin joined CBSN to discuss the military offensive.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan took aim at the European Union and Arab powers Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Tuesday, which have voiced opposition to Turkey’s operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria. Emily Wither reports.