05 noiembrie 2019

The US Might Have Warded Off Turkey’s Syria Invasion, Says DOD ’s Outgoing Mideast Policy Chief

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The Turkish attack on U .S.-backed Kurds in the northeastern reaches of Syria might have been headed off, the Pentagon’s top Middle East policy official said in an exclusive exit interview with Defense One . Just days before Trump announced that he would clear Turkey’s path by withdrawing 50 troops who were helping to patrol a border zone between the two countries, Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary for the Middle East Mick Mulroy and a team of officials across government were working to shore [...]