I understand the Kurds are now allying themselves with Syria’s Assad regime to defend themselves against the Turks. Just think, the Syrians, Russians and the Iranians are teaming up with our former betrayed friends to fight our NATO ally. What could possibly go wrong?
And all those ISIS and Al-Quaeda prisoners are busting out of jail. You’ve got to hand it to Mr Trump. He is definitely breaking the deadlock in the Middle East!
I wonder what the Saudis and Israelis are making of all this?
Christians in northeast Syria, mainly Syriacs, also fought alongside the Kurds to defeat Islamic State militants. Political leader Bassam Ishak, who heads the Syriac National Council, says they, too, feel betrayed.
“The decision by President Trump is viewed negatively, and it revives fears of the massacres of 1915. There is no trust of Turkey especially after what Turkey and its allied Syrian forces did in Afrin in 2018 where they forced religious minorities—Yazidis and Christians—out, and those who stayed on were persecuted and forced to convert,” he said.