How effective are Turkey's Syrian militia proxies?
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[Rudaw] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
makes no secret of its intention to once again deploy its Syrian militia proxies, known as the Ottoman Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
(FSA) or the self-styled National Army, in future campaigns against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Ankara is actively investing in the fighting force to fix its shortcomings, exhibited time and again since its first deployments on the Syrian battlefield in 2016.
Posted by: trailing wife 2019-05-15