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Turkey-Syria border: Trump threatens
to 'obliterate' Turkish economy

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Posted By: Jennie C., 10/9/2019 2:10:20 PM

President Donald Trump has threatened to destroy Turkey's economy if the country goes "off limits" following his surprise decision to pull US forces out of north-eastern Syria. In a series of angry tweets, Mr Trump defended his move, which could open the way for Turkey to launch an attack on Kurdish fighters across the border. The withdrawal was heavily criticised even by Mr Trump's Republican allies.


Even the Republicans don't want him to keep his promise to get us out of endless wars.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 10/9/2019 3:49:42 PM (No. 202548)
Sounds like something that Erdogan ought to take seriously.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: SueDotSue 10/9/2019 11:11:35 PM (No. 202860)
It's not about the Kurds. No one mentions that US currently illegally occupies one third of Syria, the northeast portion that happens to contain the country's most valuable natural resources. The Kurds are located in part of this area. US effectively annexed this land without the slightest provocation. How would US like it if another country occupied a third of the US and planted their flags on US soil--as US does in Syria? Did you know US has massively backed Islamic terrorists for years in Syria, that terrorists were able to take over Idlib province in 2015 only thanks to US providing terrorists with TOW anti tank missiles? Does anyone care that US Pres. Trump to this day protects terrorists in Idlib? If Syria tries to rescue any of its millions of citizens from Idlib, Trump threatens a massive attack on Syria. Billions of US tax dollars have gone to Syria for so-called humanitarian aid. Did you know the US only allows this money to go to terrorist held areas? Starving children outside terrorist held areas get not a penny. Syria is about enslaving US taxpayers from birth to war profiteers. As to 'US security,' all it takes is closing the 2000 southern border. Congress loves terrorists too, won't pass the Stop Arming Terrorists Act. US terror sponsoring war machine must be funded privately and separated from US taxpayers.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 10/9/2019 11:24:46 PM (No. 202869)
Why are taxpayers giving foreign aid to barbaric countries ? If we are so bad, why isn't the UK, France, Germany or any other country stepping up to save the Kurds?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ratslayer 10/10/2019 3:02:29 AM (No. 202912)
Turks will kill Kurds at every opportunity. Kurds were helpful in our fight with ISIS and are a staunch ally. As soon as we abandon the Kurds the killing will start.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/10/2019 4:39:12 AM (No. 202943)
If Erdogan thinks for one second that President Trump is like previous yellow-bellied administrations (particularly Barry's) he's in for a surprise.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Aud 10/10/2019 11:19:55 AM (No. 203289)
This tweet isn’t passing my smell test. I wonder if Trump’s Twitter account has been hacked to add “...that I, in my great and unmatched wisdom,...”. If it was a hack-job there will be a great silence descending across media land, followed by the usual shrug.
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