Posts tagged as U.S.-led coalition forces

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens new push against Syrian Kurds

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Turkey’s president said Tuesday his country has finalized plans for a “comprehensive and effective” operation that would target U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria east of the Euphrates River, a move that could further increase tension in the area where U.S.-led coalition forces are based. Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks came days after the Turkish military shelled Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or YPG, militia positions and following repeated warnings to expand…