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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Jul 2017 9:34 p.m. PST

…tensions rise


"Mounting tensions between Kurdish and Turkish troops in northern Syria have threatened to open a new front in the country's complex war.

The two US allies have traded blame over recent clashes in the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin.

YPG fighters say Turkish military deployments in areas under their control amount to a declaration of war…"
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Something completely inevitable and easily predictable … once ISIS has been completely defeated … Turkey and the Kurds will again face … of course this time the Kurds have proven to be the best in the current war and have a very good Material from USA that will support their own actions …. it will not be easy for Turkey to keep them out of their future independence …


Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 2:52 a.m. PST

Is anyone surprised by this new development? Please tell me you guys already saw this happening the moment you heard the Turks were in Syria.

I'm simply shocked that the Turkish army and the Russians haven't exploded into all-out war yet.

Dan
PS. Letting Turkey cross into Syria and Iraq was another one of those "what could possibly go wrong with this" ideas.

Personal logo JammerMan Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 4:52 a.m. PST

Actually in Ezekiel 38-39, the Bible talks about a future war between Israel and a confederation of States which are; Russia, Iran, Turkey, Libya, and Sudan/Ethiopia.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 10:26 a.m. PST

And the Kurds….


Amicalement
Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 2:32 p.m. PST

It's definitely a powder keg begging for a spark.

Dan

Personal logo JammerMan Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 3:12 p.m. PST

Yeah the Russian Turk thing is so out of the norm, they have been enemies I think for 400 years at least.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 9:08 p.m. PST

At least. But, for the last few decades, they've been itching for another round.

Dan

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP19 Jul 2017 11:15 p.m. PST

The Kurds may find themselves surprised at being used, then sold out by the US in favor of other interests.

I feel sympathy for the Kurds, who have done much of the hard fighting against ISIL/Daesh, and deserve their own nation, but they've been used as cat's paws by all sides, most recently by the Americans, and they'll be right to feel betrayed.

Personal logo JammerMan Supporting Member of TMP20 Jul 2017 12:56 p.m. PST

concur

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