7 articles tagged "Kurdish rebels"
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Trump Deploys US Troops to Syria for War on ISIS, Offloads Russia and Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

He decides that America will go it alone with a local force – without Russia or Turkey.

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Russian Special Ops Forces retake Palmyra
Putin ramps up Syria pact with Iran in US absence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 5, 2017

Bombarded by allegations of associating with Russia, US President Donald Trump has held back from going through with his original plan for teaming up with Moscow in Syria to wipe out the Islamic State and relieve Syria of Iran’s iron grip. 

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Trump’s Mid East Policy Hold-up Leaves Region and Russia up in the Air
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Putin felt let down after Trump failed to reveal his Mid East policy in speech to Congress.

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Erdogan tells US: Stop backing the Kurds
DEBKAfile Special Report August 30, 2016

US-Turkish discord over the Turkish army’s onslaught on the Kurds of northern Syria reached a new low Wednesday, Aug. 30, when the presidential palace spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in Ankara: “The US must revise its policy of supporting Kurdish forces.”

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Netanyahu’s dilemma: Détente with Turkey or recognition of Syrian Kurds
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 4, 2016

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is caught on the horns of multiple dilemmas: While reluctant to respond to Ankara’s suit for warm relations with a leader, President Tayyip Erdogan, who is shunned by Obama and Putin alike, Turkey is nonetheless offering to be Israel’s best client for its offshore gas. At the same time, ties with the Kurds, with whom Turkey is at war, give Israel its first foothold in northern Syria against hostile Hizballah and Iran as the risk of a breach with Ankara.

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Israeli Heron drone
No US drones for Turkey while Israel threatened
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 13, 2011

The Obama administration has turned down a Turkish request for drones or for the deployment of US Predators at Turkish bases until Ankara stops threatening Israel with armed attack, debkafile's military and Washington sources report.  Turkey's lack of functioning drones has crippled its military campaign waged against the Kurdish PKK rebels in conjunction with the US and Iran at a critical juncture. Since expelling the Israeli technicians, Ankara has been unable to operate 10 Israeli-made Heron drones.

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Their Joint Offensive against Kurdish Rebels Saves Assad – For Now
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 9, 2011

The US, Turkey, Iran and the Iraqi Kurdish government have joined hands to liquidate the Kurdish rebellions against Ankara and Tehran. They have been temporarily distracted from their campaign against Syria's Bashar Assad.

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