MESOP TOP OF THE AGENDA : Trump, Erdogan Agree to Combat ISIS

8 Febr 2017 – U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed during a phone call Tuesday to jointly combat the self-proclaimed Islamic State in the Syrian cities of al-Bab and Raqqa (Reuters). Turkish sources have reported that CIA Director Mike Pompeo (Anadolu) will visit the country on Thursday.

This CFR Backgrounder lays out who’s who in Syria’s civil war.