Kurdish Ambitions Test Turkey’s Uneasy Peace With U.S.
Will Ankara dare to disrupt the fragile equilibrium in Syria before March 2019 local elections?
Turkey says its military is confronting another attempt to redraw the region’s maps. It believes Syrian Kurds have been joined by their armed Turkish brethren to better pursue a long dreamed of Kurdish state that Ankara will not countenance. The standoff at the frontier could easily explode.