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Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees the YPG, which the United States has backed in the fight against Islamic State, as a terrorist organisation and part of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).Here's The Full Story…

Brett McGurk - US Politics News

McGurk said in his resignation letter that the militants were on the run, but not yet defeated, and that the premature pullout of American forces from Syria would create the conditions that gave rise to IS. He also cited gains in accelerating the campaign against IS, but that the work was not yet done.Here's The Full Story…

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“We have postponed our military operation against the east of the Euphrates river until we see on the ground the result of America’s decision to withdraw from Syria.” – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Here's The Full Story…

YPG, Syrian Kurdish Fighters - Syria

“Right now it is being said that some ditches, tunnels were dug in Manbij and to the east of the Euphrates. They can dig tunnels or ditches if they want, they can go underground if they want, when the time and place comes they will buried in the ditches they dug. No one should doubt this.” – Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar.Here's The Full Story…