Daily Archives: May 6, 2017

Trump to Tell Turkey: We’re Going to Take Raqqa With the Kurds – Foreign Policy (blog)

May 6, 2017
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Foreign Policy (blog) Trump to Tell Turkey: We’re Going to Take Raqqa With the KurdsForeign Policy (blog)The Obama team had concluded that the Syrian Kurdish troops represented the only viable force on the ground that could capture Raqqa without resorting to deploying a large number of U.S. conventional troops. Turkey vehemently opposes the idea of …Syrian…

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The Latest: Dutch Work to Prevent Turkish Death Penalty Vote – U.S. News & World Report

May 6, 2017
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U.S. News & World Report The Latest: Dutch Work to Prevent Turkish Death Penalty VoteU.S. News & World ReportTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken of reinstating capital punishment — a move that would effectively end Ankara’s faltering bid to join the European Union — since he narrowly won expanded powers last month. Vermeij said…

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