"We asked Kurdish forces weeks ago if they had a contingency plan in regard to the coronavirus and ISIS prisoners. They said it was not on their agenda"
CORONAVIRUS Russian military vehicles patrol as Kurdish health workers test travelers in Qamishli, Syria Monday. Syria's northeast Kurdish region is controlled by warring parties including Kurdish militias, Turkey and Russia. Syria has 19 confirmed COVID-19 cases. (VOA)
Read the fine print: Turkey gets Syrian Kurd land he’s wanted for years. Kurdish fighters have to disarm and get out. Russia gains influence. ISIS does what it wants. Trump cancels sanctions on Turkey. Art of the deal!!! If you are Erdogan
A sr military official told me US special forces troops distraught, upset, morally disturbed by having to tell their kurdish allies in Syria that, because of orders, their promises of defense won’t be kept.