Five Reasons America Should Not Leave Syria

There are at least five key reasons why the U.S. should not leave Syria, and why President Donald Trump should ensure that Washington has a long-term political, diplomatic, and military commitment there.

Turkey Expects Swift Campaign Against U.S.-Backed Kurds in Syria

Turkish soldiers stand on tanks in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey

HASSA, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey shelled targets in northwest Syria on Monday and said it would swiftly crush the U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region in an air and ground offensive that President Tayyip Erdogan said Russia had agreed to.