US, Turkey on collision course in Syria’s Manbij

Source:Deutsche Welle Date:01Apr2018

“Manbij for the US is more than just a territory on the map. For the US military it is the door that secures the Raqqa countryside and Raqqa is the showroom model for the US’ post-IS stability building mission,” said Heras, an expert on regional affairs.


Yet, Tutkey’s Manbij dilemma might disappear alognside the spectre of conflict with USA, as Trump mulls pulling out of Syria “soon”. WSJ reports he had just frozen funding for restoration.