Trump’s Abandonment Of Syria’s Kurds: A Catalyst For Division In Europe? – Analysis
Saturday, 16 November 2019 By Pieter-Jan Dockx*
On 6 October, after a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, US President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of US forces from Kurdish-held areas in Syria. The move allowed Turkish President Erdogan to launch his long sought-after military operation against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units...
President Trump thanked Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a joint press conference for working closely with the U.S. on several Middle East issues while noting the "challenges" created by Turkey's purchasing of Russian military equipment.