Saturday, October 12, 2019

The Turks, the Kurds, and the Turd.

The Turks and the Kurds have been fighting each other for centuries. But both the Turks and the Kurds were our allies, particularly the Kurds, who were fighting ISIS in Syria.  For months President Erdogan of Turkey has threatened to invade northern Syria, and displace the Kurds who were living there.  Erdogan wanted to create a safe zone to resettle two million refugees of the Syrian War, while at the same time annihilating his mortal enemy, the Kurds.

Until Sunday, October 6, 2019, the United States had demanded that Erdogan keep his troops north of the border.  And to help defuse the situation, the United States even convinced the Kurds to move their defensive placements further south and away from the border.

However, on Sunday, October 6, 2019,  Donald Trump, the President of the United States, called President Erdogan of Turkey.  And during the phone call, Donald Trump inexplicably gave Erdogan the green light to invade Syria.  President Trump ordered American forces to retreat from the area.  He ordered American forces to stand down while Turkey invaded Syria and began killing Kurdish fighters and civilians.

The European nations appealed to the United Nations Security Council, but Russia AND the United States refused to join in a statement condemning Turkey's action.

Donald Trump now has Kurdish blood on his hands.  The United States of America, you and I,  and all of our elected representatives now have Kurdish blood on our hands.   What can we do about it?

Why? Why did Trump abandon the Kurds?  What kind of dirt does President Erdogan of Turkey have on King Donald the Turd?

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