Syrian frontline town divides NATO allies Turkey and U.S.

A dispute between Turkey and the United States over control of a north Syrian town has put the NATO allies on opposing sides of the conflict's front line, deepening a diplomatic rift ahead of a visit to Turkey by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Source: Reuters

Turkey claims US forces in Syria are intentionally stalling the fight against the "Islamic State" to justify cooperation with Kurdish fighters.

Source: Deutsche Welle

Crisscrossing Latin America over the past week, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has tried to rally support for stiffer sanctions against Venezuela, including a possible embargo on its oil exports, but had only mixed success.

All Sources: Los Angeles Times Deutsche Welle Reuters


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