China urges 'respect' of Syria sovereignty as Turkey attacks
[DAWN] China said on Thursday that Syria's illusory sovereignty and territorial integrity "must be respected" after Ottoman Turkish forces launched a military operation into Kurdish-controlled areas in the country's northeast.

Read: Ottoman Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor...
's President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really more important...
confirmed on Wednesday a bombardment on the region that sent thousands of civilians fleeing their homes.

The assault followed US President Donald Trump
...the Nailer of NAFTA...
's announcement of a military pullback from the Turkey-Syria border ‐ a decision that prompted fury from US politicians, who warned withdrawing US troops could reverse gains against the murderous Moslem Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....

Erdogan links the Kurdish fighters to separatist Death Eaters at home and brands them "terrorists," with US troops effectively serving as a buffer in the region before the announcement of their withdrawal.

Posted by: Fred 2019-10-11