BEIRUT, Lebanon – Turkey on Wednesday launched a ground and air strike against the Syrian militia, which has been an important US ally in the fight against ISIS, days after President Trump agreed to let the operation go ahead.
As Turkish warplanes crossed the border over Syrian towns and troops, chaos continued in Washington, with President Trump issuing contradictory policy statements in opposition to stiff opposition from his Republican colleagues in Congress.
Mr. Trump on Sunday called on the Turkish president to agree to remove US troops from the Turkish side despite opposition from his State Department and the military with the Turkish president.
On Wednesday, hours after the operation began, he condemned it, calling it “a bad idea”.
By that time, Turkish fighter jets were hitting the sky above Syrian towns, while artillery shells were uprooted. The trucks had traffic on the southbound terrorists who had property and had children