Amid all the media and pundit outrage since Turkey’s President Erdogan launched his so-called ‘Operation Peace Spring’ into northeast Syria last week, vowing to wipe out Syrian Kurdish forces who’ve long held the border areas, what’s been largely missing is acknowledgement of the uncomfortable fact that NATO ally Turkey has long hosted a major portion of America’s nuclear Cold War-era arsenal stored across Europe.
Γιατί μπορεί όλοι να ασχολούνται με το προσφυγικό/μεταναστευτικό, λίγοι είναι αυτοί όμως που ενδιαφέρονται να μάθουν τι γίνεται σε μία από τις πιο σημαντικές εστίες του, την Συρία, εκτός κι αν πρόκειται για κατασκευασμένες ειδήσεις για το τέρας με τα 7 κεφάλια που λέγεται Άσσαντ.
The US ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft warned Turkey against harming civilian populations and enabling an ISIS resurgence with its military operation in northern Syria, at the UN headquarters in New York City on Thursday.
Turkish military vehicles and artillery were filmed at various locations near the border with Syria on Tuesday. Footage also shows excavators working on entrenchments in the area. Ankara said on Tuesday that preparations for a military operation against the US-backed Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria were complete. On Monday, US President Donald Trump threatened to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy if the operation begins. US troops were seen driving through the region on Monday after Washington announced the withdrawal of 50 forces from the border area.