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2019-08-07 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
If Erdogan invades northern Syria, could its airspace be closed to Turkish jets?
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Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-07 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [193 views ]  Top
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#1 We should have sent the Syrian Kurds U-hauls long ago and told them to move to Iraqi Kurdistan. tried to create a zionist-style movement where Kurds from everywhere migrate to a new homeland.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-08-07 11:38||   2019-08-07 11:38|| Front Page Top

#2 
I don't see Turkey's military able to perform in an operation such as this threatened invasion without excessive casualties both material and troops.
A few foreign anti-air manpads, etc., along with a flexible, light and mobile infantry should be the Kurds' response. Long logistics lines are vulnerable.
Posted by Roger Smith 2019-08-07 13:54||   2019-08-07 13:54|| Front Page Top

#3 If i were the Kurds I'd:
(a) Be working partially from the Palestianan playbook and have fake casualties ready for journalists if any bombing occurs, this ensures limited foreign support for Turkey (b) I'd be infiltrating my people into Turkey to ferment unrest in the Kurdish regions there to take the war to the enemy (c) Moving civilians into Turkish Iraq, where the combined numbers in smaller region will be something defendable.

But that's me, just an arm-chair general without all the facts so who knows.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-08-07 17:58||   2019-08-07 17:58|| Front Page Top

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