Why US plan to have Europeans run Syria safe zone is no sure bet
Source:al Monitor Date:03Feb2019
Very important, because WSJ implies Trump adminstration doesn’t intend Turkey to occupy and run the safe zone:
Looks can be deceiving: But the US plan doesn’t have any hard commitments so far. No European countries have agreed to send troops. Foreign Policy reported last week that the United States is also considering leaving open the Al-Tanf base that interdicts an Iranian supply line into Syria, leaving the impression that the administration has a lot of options left to sort through. But those plans could also be subject to a challenge from Democrats in Congress who have sought a new legal justification from the White House on wars in the Middle East.