An Impatient Turkey Gets Ready to Enter Northeastern Syria
Oct 9, 2019 | 14:15 GMT
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- Turkey has long warned of an imminent offensive into northeastern Syria, but its latest warnings suggest an incursion is imminent this time.
- A combination of Turkish impatience and a narrowing window for action could drive Ankara to finally launch the military operation.
- But given that a unilateral operation would greatly displease the United States, Washington would likely respond with significant retaliation.