Tag: Manbij

Today’s Bombing in Manbij Ought to Convince Trump to Act Like Reagan And Bring The Boys Back Home

A moment of decision for Donald Trump  Four Americans including two soldiers, one Department of Defense official and a US “civilian contractor” believed to have been an intelligence agent, have been killed after an apparent suicide bomb was detonated in the northern Syrian city of Manbij earlier today. The blast […]

Turkey and US Release Joint Statement Confirming Roadmap for Manbij and PKK Neutralisation

Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has just concluded a meeting in Washington D.C. with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. According to Cavusoglu, the two discussed Turkey’s concerns regarding Washington’s relationship with the terror groups FETO and PKK as well as US threats to delay or cease delivery of the F-35 fighter […]

The Ethnic Cleansing of Sunni Arabs in North Eastern Syria Will Come Back to Haunt the United States

From “De-Ba’athification” in Iraq to “De-Shi’afication” in Syria Of the dozens if not scores of tactical, strategic and fundamental mistakes the US made in Iraq after illegally invading and occupying the country in 2003, was a strategy which sought to inflict a punitive socio-political and economic disenfranchisement of the Sunni […]

Turkey Embraces Russia’s Political Settlement as Ankara and Washington Are in a De-facto Stalemate in Northern Syria

The Turko-US schism in northern Syria  US State Department officials have met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to discuss Turkey’s concerns about US funded YPG/PKK activity in the northern Syrian city of Manbij. By now, Turkey has become accustomed to the fact that the US has been patently dishonest about […]

Turkey And US Both Deny Reaching Agreement on Operation Olive Branch as Relations Continue to Plummet

When outgoing US Secretary of State met Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the 16th of February, it was said that on the 19th of March, the two countries would hold further discussions regarding some sort of agreement on the US disarming Kurdish YPG/PKK militants in Manbij, the Syrian city that […]