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The man at the top appears to have lost his mind | Ynet News Opinion |

Anyone in the Middle East with eyes in their head understands the man in charge in Washington has lost his mind.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quick to recognize the opportune moment, since just a little bit of pressure over the phone with U.S. President Donald Trump yielded an American withdrawal from northern Syria and the abandonment of the Kurdish Allies.

Erdogan quickly mobilized his forces and launched his operation, named "Peace Spring."  

While the Kurds are fleeing for their lives fearing a massacre, the name appeared suitable in this era where lies are truths and war is peace.

Along with their stated goal of removing the Kurds from their border, the Turkish government expressed their intention to create a "safe zone," an annexation of territory where some of the four million Syrian refugees currently in Turkey at a high cost to the economy can be re-settled.

Some may call the campaign "ethnic cleansing" while others may name it "an exchange of population" replacing the Kurds with Arabs.

The Kurdish fighters who are notoriously brave and capable have been fighting Islamic State for years and have suffered losses exceeding 10,000.

Joe Biden Promised to Bring Stability Across Syraq  (by Oui | Feb 14, 2016)

And link to Joe Biden's plan for federalization of Iraq, partitioning into Sunni, Shia and Kurdish regions. (2006}

by Oui on Wed Oct 16th, 2019 at 07:51:15 PM EST
The YPG-PKK Connection

    The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL), the body charged with combating organised crime, assessed in 2016 that the PKK's fundraising in Europe had increased and the proceeds had been used "to fund the group's armed wing HPG (Hezen Parastina Gel, People's Defence Forces) as well as the group's counterpart in Syria, the PYD (Democratic Union Party), and its armed wing YPG (Yekineyen Parastina Gel, People's Protection Units)"
by Oui on Wed Oct 16th, 2019 at 08:23:55 PM EST
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