He also attacked the Kurds.
The Turkish incursion into Syria is almost certain to be a tragedy for the region’s vulnerable minorities, but the chain of events it is liable to set into motion are far easier to dread than accurately foresee.
“The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated,” said Vice President Mike Pence just hours after the deadly attack.
When Don and Vlad get together, anything can happen.
“Short of starting an actual war, Putin has the advantage.”
Trump says U.S. is pulling out of Syria “like, very soon.” That’s news to the State Department and Pentagon.
In a confusing twist, hours earlier, a spokesperson for the Pentagon suggested that the U.S. military intended to remain in Syria for a long, long time.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outlined Washington’s latest Syria strategy Wednesday, vowing to keep an open-ended American military presence beyond its goal of defeating the Islamic State.
The U.S. carried out a surprise military strike on a Syrian government airfield late Thursday in retaliation for a deadly chemical attack blamed on Assad’s regime forces, winning cautious praise from its international allies and raising tensions with...