Turkey’s Syria Offensive: Day 9 -Oct 17-2019

For the last few days, I have chronicled the events in North Syria, following the Turkish invasion. As a ceasefire has been reached, I will pause this chronicle unless further developments happen.

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  • Turkey agrees to pause attacks in northern Syria for five days
  • Turkish president Erdogan ‘threw Trump’s Syria letter in the bin”
  • US troops bombed their own anti-ISIS headquarters as Turkey-backed fighters closed in during Trump’s hasty retreat
  • Turkey on UK-led Nato exercise in Scotland amid Syria tensions

Pence Erdogan

Good Read

  • The hasty U.S. pullback from Syria is a searing moment in America’s withdrawal from the Middle East. Liz Sly

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Doctor, blogger and Commentator on Middle East issues. The only practising doctor who write in Middle Eastern politics in UK.
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