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Ankara Calculates the Risks of an Offensive in Northeastern Syria

Mar 9, 2019 | 14:00 GMT
A column of armored Turkish military vehicles proceeds along a road in a demilitarized zone in the western countryside of Syria's Aleppo province on March 8, 2019.

A column of armored Turkish military vehicles proceeds along a road in a demilitarized zone in the western countryside of Syria's Aleppo province on March 8, 2019. Ankara is threatening to advance further into a crowded Syrian theater.

(OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

The partial U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria offers Turkey the chance to finally move against its Kurdish foe, but Ankara's path will be fraught with danger....

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