Thursday, 18 February 2016

Turkish invasion of Syria should be to defeat the Kurdish militias

The objective of a Turkish invasion of Syria will be the defeat of the Kurdish militias controlling large swaths of the Syrian-Turkish border, rather than the seizure of Damascus, Gevorg Mirzayan, an expert with Expert Online, believes. Turkey is much apprehensive that the Kurds will not leave the areas they have seized, but will set up an autonomous district (if Bashar al-Assad wins the civil war and preserves the territorial integrity of Syria) or a de facto independent state there.
A demonstration against the PKK in Kadıköy, İstanbul
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