Michael Bouvard@Michael_Bouvard

17 Febr 2020 –  2h

What’s much more important for Turkey? force ISIS to stay under Turkey’s state sponsorship of Terrorism to use against Kurds. All other option gets Turkey away from Russia & Iran, make an Ally of USA+Kurds? which was impossible to accept, because would end up Recognizing Kurds

Seth Frantzman@sfrantzman· 7h

Turkey never wanted to take Raqqa, save Aleppo and actually fight the regime. Back before 2015 when it had a ceasefire with PKK, before ISIS rise, before Russia went into Syria, it had ample opportunity. But it watched it fall through its hands…and now just Idlib deal remains.

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