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An Impatient Turkey Gets Ready to Enter Northeastern Syria

Oct 9, 2019 | 14:15 GMT
A member of the Kurdish Internal Security Police Force of Asayish stands guard at a market in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on Aug. 5, 2019.

A member of the Kurdish Internal Security Police Force of Asayish stands guard at a market in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on Aug. 5. Turkey is impatient to begin an incursion into Syrian areas like Qamishli.

(DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

He's made the threat before, but this time, it might just be the real thing. On Aug. 6, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated his warnings that Turkey is poised to launch a military operation against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) east of the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria....

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