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Friday, October 21, 2016

NATO jets bomb pro-American Kurds

Anti-ISIS YPG female soldiers

It is dangerous to be a U.S. ally

  • The Kurds and the Christian militias have been deliberately starved of weapons by Comrade Obama and our allies. Now our Kurdish allies in Syria have been bombed yet again by NATO jets out of Turkey.

Ankara (AFP) - Turkish warplanes carried out deadly strikes on US-backed militias in northern Syria, including Syrian Kurdish fighters, a monitor said Thursday, action that is likely to raise tensions between the NATO allies.
The army, quoted by the official news agency Anadolu, said the raids hit 18 targets north of the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, areas recently recaptured by the People's Protection Units (YPG) from the Islamic State group.
It said the raids killed between 160 and 200 YPG militants.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in Beirut, however, put the toll much lower at at least 11 fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)-- a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters -- killed and 24 wounded.
Tensions between the US and its NATO ally Turkey have heightened over Ankara's actions against the YPG, which Washington views as an effective force against IS in Syria.
In a statement, the Kurdish Rojava region in Syria condemned Ankara's actions as "blatant aggression", calling for the United Nations, Moscow and Washington to "put direct pressure on Turkey to stop its attacks".
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