10 octombrie 2019

Overnight Defense: Turkey launches offensive against Syrian Kurds | Trump set for clash with Congress over Kurds | Senators unveil Turkey sanctions bill | Trump says Kurds 'didn't help us' in Normandy | Defense official arrested for leaking to journalists


Happy Wednesday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Rebecca Kheel, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE: The Turkish offensive against the Syrian Kurds has started, triggering an uproar in Washington. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced over Twitter on Wednesday that the Turkish military and a Syrian militia had started its military operation in northern Syria. [...]