A captain wonders if the Kurdish soldiers he served alongside in Syria three months ago are now dead.
If he acted “presidential,” Mr. Trump said Thursday night in Dallas, “everybody would be out of here so fast.”
The attack in Deh Bala, a small agricultural district in the east of the country, caused the building’s roof to collapse.
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, there were conflicting reports of whether Turkish troops were advancing or holding fire.
Amid fears of an ISIS renewal, Indonesia is trying to keep extremism from being passed to the next generation.
President Trump on Thursday likened the Turkish offensive against the Kurds to a schoolyard fight, saying, “sometimes you have to let them fight a little while” before you separate them.
The U.S. and Turkey reached an agreement Thursday for a cease-fire in the Turks' deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.
Pelosi and Schumer released a statement Thursday saying President Trump is "flailing" in light of his decision to reverse sanctions against Turkey in exchange for a “sham” ceasefire. They asserted this would undermine American credibility and send a “dangerous message” to both allies and adversaries that the American word cannot be trusted.
The agreement, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, may stop the killing in the Kurdish enclave in northern Syria. But the cost to American influence is expected to be high.
The Turkish president got what he wanted — as did Russia and Iran.
After talks in Ankara, Vice President Mike Pence said the agreement would ‘‘save lives,’’ while Turkey said ‘‘we got what we wanted.’’
President Trump’s troop withdrawal ignited a predicted outburst of chaos and carnage in the Middle East.
The EU may condemn Turkey’s military incursion into Syria, yet it also has Turkey to thank for holding back the migrant crisis. Publicly, Europe wants to send a message. Privately, it knows it cannot say too much, writes Faisal Al Yafai.
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (16 October) he did not mind Russia helping Syria in a conflict with NATO ally Turkey and rejected criticism of his withdrawal of US troops from Syria that exposed Kurdish allies, calling it "strategically brilliant."
Republicans and Democrats delivered a rebuke to the president over his decision to pull back American troops inside Syria, an order many viewed as acquiescing to Turkey’s incursion against a United States ally.
Attacked abroad, and facing a raft of sanctions, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may nevertheless be getting what he wants from Turkey’s invasion of Kurdish-held Syria.
President Trump again defends his decision to withdraw American troops, an order that many, including Republicans, have interpreted as acquiescing to Turkey’s incursion against a United States ally.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the Kurds to leave northeast Syria “this night.” He spoke as Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were planning to visit Turkey, and as President Trump sought to distance himself from the conflict.