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Thread: Turkey’s attack on Syrian Kurds could overturn the entire region

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redwood View Post
    Overall.. the Kurds had been a RELIABLE US Ally in the Area...the Turks have tilted AWAY from us as they devolve to a dictatorship. Trump... who LOVES autocrats.. abandoned the Kurds who'd been the boots on the ground to defeat ISIS. This is the WORST message to send to whoever TRUSTS us.
    Really, one might ask the Vietnamese how the Democrats treated them? Knifed in the back sounds about right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NightSwimmer View Post
    That's why they are such willing allies for anyone that they view as an enemy of their enemies.
    Sometimes the enemy of our enemy is still our enemy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paris View Post
    Kurds have been deprived of having their own country for centuries...

    Peshmerga (2016) on Netflix

    Most of the troubles of the middle east can be traced back to some Englishman drawing a line on a map.

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    Most of the troubles of the middle east can be traced back to some Englishman drawing a line on a map.
    George W Bush had a very poor command of English for an Englishman.

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