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Default Manbij, where US troops were killed Wednesday, has long been a site of tensions in Sy

Manbij, where US troops were killed Wednesday, has long been a site of tensions in Syria

01-16-2019 11:37 AM

Even before the offensive to reclaim Manbij from ISIS was launched, Turkey has opposed the presence of U.S.-backed Kurds. The Turks consider the SDF’s primary source of fighters, the People’s Protections Units, or YPG, an extension of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party, a terrorist organization known as the PKK.


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