BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:50 A.M.) – A U.S. military convoy entered a border town in northern Al-Raqqa on Wednesday, despite the repeated threats by the Turkish regime of an invasion east of the Euphrates.

According to local activists, the U.S. military convoy entered SDF-held Tal Al-Abyad, a town in the Al-Raqqa Governorate that is located along the northern border with Turkey.

The alleged arrival of these U.S. troops coincides with the recent Turkish military buildup on the other side of the border with Tal Al-Abyad.

Unlike their operation in isolated Afrin, the Turkish military and their allied rebels will find better-equipped SDF and YPG units east of the Euphrates.

The YPG and SDF units east of the Euphrates are also battle-hardened and possess a large arsenal of weapons that have been accumulated over the latter part of this decade.

The U.S. is hoping to avoid any hostilities between the SDF and Turkish troops; however, Ankara’s rhetoric is becoming increasingly hostile after rejecting the latest safe zone proposal.

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Long Live Syria
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Currently the situation with Turki is like a horny guy with a hard on and ogling at a naked women lying on the beach very close by and dreaming what all he will do and is shiet scared to make his next move seeing a ferocious attack Dog tied next to her which is trained to kill. Poor Turki Army. Grand Pa Trump might decide to use Turki for Thanks Giving.

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Karel Vd Geest

Finally US is behaving like they should re their responsabilities vs SDF and YPG. They, and we, owe them big time for their sacrifices against IS. Over 11.000 kia and over 22.000 wia. A large portion of their forces.

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Excellent comparison. Now you get why I consider for long that the Western presence in Rojava is NECESSARY. In the West (and East), the Erdogan intentions have been understood for a while and in fact, this presence has already allowed SAA to cleanse most of East-Euphrates area with the Russian, and they had a hard time at it. If we give up, Turkey invades. From the start, Turkey’s intentions are to snatch all northern Syria+Iraq = oil rich areas, and build an Ottoman Empire v2.0. And we’ll all know that the Turks would like a Kurdish genocide… The presence of… Read more »

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Poor guy, you don’t know history. They will burn down your terrorist and their guard dogs. 80M soldiers are ready you poor hairy chick on the beach 😉

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Long Live Syria

Ask your Turks to make the next move. Barking Dogs seldom Bite. They have been moving so much military hardware to the border for the last 3 months as a show of strength that there is a big traffic jam and they will have to eventually return back with their tails between their legs without any action, even though the Turki Military might be capable of launching a military operation. Americans have given the ultimatum to Turki Government to back off and ErDOG knows Grand Pa Trump’s IQ who says his his kidneys are in his heart. He can launch… Read more »

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By the way, we have deployed SAMP/T = NO FLY ZONE, even for ballistic or cruise missiles… ZERO air support, added to shïtloads of Milan-ER and Javelin ATGMs. In fact, it’s as simple as it : as France+Germany have replaced Milan by MMP, we gave all our Milan ATGMs to SDF… Warhead is 50% more powerful than a TOW, range and guidance have been largely upgraded, I’ve even seen a video where a Milan missed a SVBIED, then did a U-turn and fücked ISIS Turkish proxies from behind! I didn’t even knew Milan could do this! 1st time I ever… Read more »

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prince teutonic

Erdogan is a madman but not a fool! He won’t attack North Syria without full backup of Russia. Maybe Putin should give him a false assurance only to leave him hanging afterwards…

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steven clark

Russia or Putin seems to be playing him really well…he can’t control the jihadi groups which he is meant to…I have know idea why he thought that he could control them in the first place…but Putin seems to have it under control but I just wish everyone could come to a peace deal some how…I know that isn’t going to happen..

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BREAKING : While Turkish MoD Akar and his command team discussed talks with the US delegation and possible action against targets in the east of the Euphrates. France deploys SAMP/T MAMBA near Turkish border. Aster-30 may not range as much as S-400, only 120km, but once launched, it’s near totally inescapable (even for Mach3 terrain hugging cruise missiles flying as low as 2m) and you have more missiles per battery (48) #NO FLY ZONE, baby! Message from France to Erdogan : ?? Oh, I forgot : since we introduced the new MMP ATGM, Germany and us have given all our… Read more »

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So in short for a lay man to understand it means Turki is royally screwed. Economic war is more potent

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TARFU (totally and royally fücked-up) is the military acronym… +++ “Economic war is more potent” >>> Let’s say EU usually prefers using soft power, but hard power is an option too, we’re just less trigger happy than our Yankee friends, it doesn’t means that we can’t kick bütts : EU doesn’t brags about it but we’re on par with China… In case Erdog decides to bite, e.g. in Cyprus, he’ll end out of NATO and with EU+NATO+Egypt+Israel+Syria+Russia against him, likely the Gulf monarchies too… It’s a kinda alliance I wouldn’t like having to fight against… Well, I wouldn’t be surprised… Read more »

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al-Nakba v2.0

Turkey sends combat boats, submarines to accompany its drillships near Cyprus
https://ahvalnews.com/cyprus-turkey/turkey-sends-combat-boats-submarines-accompany-its-drillships-near-cyprus
Erdogan will end with freaking problems : it’s EU’s EEZ…

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Nestor Arapa

Hermandad musulmana quiere imponerse en la zona.

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Their dreams seem a bit compromised :
– Egypt : TARFU
– Tunisia : TARFU
– Lybia : TARFU
– Sudan : TARFU
– Syria : TARFU