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Turkey Reaches the End of Its Rope in Syria

Jan 15, 2018 | 22:44 GMT
Syrian loyalist fighters advance on rebel-held territory in Idlib province in November 2017.

Syrian loyalist fighters advance toward rebel-held territory in Idlib province in November 2017. Now that the Islamic State has been weakened in Syria, loyalists are homing in on the last rebel strongholds.

(GEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Evidence is mounting that the Turkish military is shifting tactics and preparing for a full-out assault on the Kurds in Syria's Afrin canton -- a move that will not please Russia or the United States. ...

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