Turkey’s President has warned he’s lost his patience with the United States over the establishment of a safe zone in northeast Syria.
And Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will order an offensive against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces.
The Turks consider the US-backed SDF a terrorist organization and wants to protect its border with a buffer zone.
But American troops are there.
And the Pentagon’s warned against any Turkish incursion against its Kurdish ally in the battle against ISIL.
So, What’s at stake for the Kurds in Syria?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra
Marwan Kabalan, Syrian Political Analyst and Head of Policy Analysis at Arab Center for Research.
Barin Kayaoglu, Professor of World History at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani.
Joshua Landis, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies, University of Oklahoma and Editor of ‘Syria Comment’ blog.
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