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18 hours ago

Trump Is Actually Keeping Troops in Syria After All — but Not to Protect the Kurds

He did offer to cut the Kurds in on any profits the U.S. makes from potential oil exports from Syria — never mind that might be illegal.

2 days ago

These Kurds Threw Potatoes at the U.S. Troops Abandoning Them in Syria

The U.S.' pullout has cleared the way for a Turkish offensive on the Syrian Kurds who helped defeat ISIS.

10.17.19

Erdoğan Threw Trump's Wild 'Warning' Letter in the Trash and Invaded Syria Anyway

The response doesn’t bode well for Vice President Pence, who has gone to Ankara to persuade Erdoğan to halt his assault on the Kurds.

10.16.19

Turkey Warns the U.S. Not to Interfere With Syria Invasion: 'No Power Can Stop Us'

The Turkish president has ruled out a ceasefire and refused to meet with Mike Pence. Meanwhile, Russia is filling the vacuum left by Trump's troop withdrawal.

10.15.19

Trump Is Scrambling to Undo the Chaos He Unleashed in Northern Syria

A week after green-lighting Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, Trump is demanding an end to it, and threatening to wreck the Turkish economy with sanctions.

10.11.19

Turkey's Brutal Offensive Is Already a Disaster for the Kurds, a U.S. Ally

Beyond the rising death toll, the assault has sparked a mass exodus of civilians, with at least 70,000 people having fled border towns.

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10.11.19

Chris Traeger's Turkey Burger Recipe

Here's a faithful recreation from 'Binging with Babish' of the burger that couldn't fell Ron Swanson.

10.10.19

The U.S. Extracted the ISIS Beatles Before Turkey Started Bombing

The two notorious ISIS executioners were moved to U.S. custody amid fears of mass ISIS prison breaks during Turkey's invasion of Syria.

10.9.19

Turkey's Offensive Against the Kurds in Syria is Underway and Already Deadly

President Erdoğan launched airstrikes and sent in troops after Trump pulled U.S. forces from the region, abandoning a key ally in the fight against ISIS.

10.7.19

Trump’s Pullout From Northern Syria Is a Disaster for the Kurds and a Gift to ISIS

“ISIS has been waiting for this,” said one anti-ISIS campaigner who fought for Kurdish forces. “It’s going to be a nightmare.”

9.26.19

It’s Not Just Trump: There's a Worldwide War on Asylum Seekers

Wealthy countries are making it harder and harder for the world's most desperate people to seek refuge.

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