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The Takeaway: Syria's Kurds turn to US as Turkey threatens ground operation

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's forces have launched at least 100 air, drone and artillery strikes on northeastern Syrian towns and cities. About 18 civilians and three soldiers have been killed, according to the Syrian Democratic Forces, the U.S.-backed force in the area. Turkey views the SDF, dominated by Syrian Kurds, as a threat to its national security.
Published 2 months ago · Turkey

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