Trump Trades Prisoners for Turkish Invasion of Syria

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Here’s a helluva statement from the White House tonight:

In return for taking a bunch of prisoners off our hands, the Trump administration apparently plans to abandon our Kurdish allies in northern Syria and give Turkey a free hand there. That’s quite some foreign policy we have in the Middle East these days.

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