A Turkish military convoy in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border. Photo: IHA via Reuters

Trump defends abandoning Kurds as Turkey attacks: they didn’t help US in WWII

  • Turkey launches Syria offensive targeting Kurdish-led militia
  • Donald Trump said he didn’t endorse Turkey’s operation, but played down US debt to Kurdish fighters
Topic |   Turkey

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A Turkish military convoy in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border. Photo: IHA via Reuters
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US military forces patrol in northeast Syria. File photo: US Army via Reuters

Turkey says it will not bow to Trump’s threat over its Syria plans

  • Turkey has planned an attack in northeast Syria after Trump pulled out US troops, leaving Kurdish forces, long allied with Washington, vulnerable to incursions
  • Trump’s shock withdrawal has sparked condemnation by even his loyalists
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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US military forces patrol in northeast Syria. File photo: US Army via Reuters
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