In Syria, Turkey and the U.S. Reach a Fragile Cease-Fire

MIN READOct 18, 2019 | 15:41 GMT


U.S. Vice President Mike Pence emerged Oct. 17 from a marathon meeting in Ankara with an agreement to ostensibly end the bloodletting in northeastern Syria. But while the deal provides a potential foundation for the stabilization of the rocky relationship between the two NATO member states, the agreement is extremely fragile and susceptible to collapse at any moment. ...

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