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These are the people fleeing, & in some cases, fighting the Turkish army: mothers, grandmothers, children. Erdogan & US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo call them terrorists. But they are brave & loyal friends to America—women & men who battled ISIS for us—now abandoned by Trump.
These are the Kurds; fierce soldiers who “fought like fire” at the tip of the spear for the U.S. They love America. We owe them better than the fate forced on them by a corrupt president making deals with dictators to carve up Syria.
Now they are on the frontlines of a war they cannot win. Despite surprising the Turkish army by attacking on eight fronts along the NE border instead of one, they are overwhelmed by the air and firepower of opposition forces. There have already been civilian casualties.
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Saudi first: Trump wants to start a war with Iran when MBS gives the order interc.pt/30axJio by @mehdirhasan
On the word of a single, likely compromised, U.S. official, CBS says the Saudi oil attack was approved by Iran's supreme leader.

This story deserves our skepticism.

cbsnews.com/news/saudi-oil…
I gotta say, this doesn't FEEL smart.

Under Trump arms deal, US smart bombs to be built in Saudi Arabia

We should not hand the Saudis valuable weapons tech given the kingdom's conduct in Yemen and its human rights record.
nbcnews.com/politics/congr…
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