The YPG, or People’s Protection Units, are the main component of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact or will it ultimately be counterproductive?
The agreement was signed “with the knowledge & encouragement of the WH”
And so it seems it begins, but...Kurdish media deny the reports
“The defeat of IS in Manbij was a severe blow to several parties seeking to spread chaos, support terrorism and divide Arabs & Kurds"
McGurk warns that Turkey could launch an incursion into northeast Syria similar to the one it carried out in January 2018 in Afrin
Turkey is furious that the United States is continuing its partnership with the YPG
The toll of 11,000 SDF fighters killed in the war against ISIS is more than a fifth of their peak strength
Ankara needs to answer, however, why is it that the ISIS considers Turkey a safe place for its warriors
The coalition says it does not discuss the location of its forces, citing operational security