The Transylvania Times -

Betraying An Ally

 

October 10, 2019



On Sunday night, after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Trump announced the U.S. would begin withdrawing troops from northern Syria. This decision, made without any consultation from the Pentagon or the State Department, is going to create more turmoil and bloodshed in Syria, strengthen terrorists, empower our enemies and weaken our own security.

The Kurds, who lead the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), have been one of our staunchest allies in the fight against ISIS. As Trump said last year at the United Nations, “Kurds are great people, great fighters....



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