Turkey warns Damascus not to send troops to Afrin

Turkey’s megalomaniac is so out of control, he’s telling Syria to stay out of it’s own country as it invades it.

 

Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive. Continue reading

US armored column at Manbij to block Russians

The Pentagon announced Tuesday, March 6, that a US armored convoy was deployed around the disputed northern Syrian town of Manbij, and in an unusual move, released a video depicting the convoy and its men.

A US military spokesman tweeted that the US deployment was a deliberate action taken to assure that forces within the US-led coalition deterred aggression and kept the focus on defeating ISIS.

Affirming that the US-led coalition was aware of the location of Russian-backed Syrian forces, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters Monday. Continue reading

Turkish air force strikes pro-US Syrian rebel and Kurdish forces

What was said a few days ago about what would happen with the Turkish invasion of Syria, is now actually happening:

 

Two pro-US anti-Assad forces came under several Turkish air bombardments south of the border town of Jarablus Saturday: They were the rebel Syrian Democratic Forces-SDF and the Kurdish YPG militia. Continue reading

Turkey seeks allies’ support for ground operation as Syria war nears border

Turkey is asking allies including the United States to take part in a joint ground operation in Syria, as a Moscow-backed government advances nears its borders, raising the possibility of direct confrontation between the NATO member and Russia.

A large-scale joint ground operation is still unlikely: Washington has ruled out a major offensive. But the request shows how swiftly a Russian-backed advance in recent weeks has transformed a conflict that has drawn in most regional and global powers. Continue reading

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