Syria à la Carte Turkish Invasion Highlights Rapidly Shifting Alliances

The Turkish advance into northern Syria marks a turning point in the Syrian conflict. Its nominal target was Islamic State, but with large powers reconsidering their alliances in the region, the Kurds stand to lose the most.
A Turkish tank on its way to Jarabulus in Syria.

A Turkish tank on its way to Jarabulus in Syria.

Foto: BULENT KILIC/ AFP
Map: Areas under the Control ...

Map: Areas under the Control ...

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