President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern Syria

Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and enable a Turkish offensive against US-backed Kurdish fighters in the region by noting the Kurds didn’t fight alongside the US in the second world war.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 2:25am
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