72 Turkish Jets Bomb U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria


Turkey has begun a new air and ground operation to oust Kurdish militants from the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin.

Source: Deutsche Welle

Despite warnings from the United States, a defiant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey vowed to crush the militias, which he described as a terrorist threat.

Source: New York Times

The Kurdish YPG militia warned it had no choice but to fight back and "defeat this aggression."

Source: Deutsche Welle

All Sources: Deutsche Welle New York Times


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