What to do as a westerner if you’re worrying about another Turkish invasion of Syria

Kurdistan Solidarity Network

Via Charlie Qereçox

The last few weeks have really underlined just how quickly the situation on the ground can change. Although the immediate disaster may have been averted, we should take this as a reminder to always be as organised and prepared as possible.

The US intervention has been nice, and it’s allowed the liberation of North and East Syria to go much faster. That’s saved countless lives. But the US was always an unreliable ally, and the current administration has never had a consistent or coherent policy on Syria.

We need to remember that the real work has always been done by the people of Syria. They will still be there when the US retreats, and we should focus on helping them in whatever way we can.

The main reason US presence has held back Turkey for so long isn’t diplomacy, it’s air superiority. As we saw in Afrin…

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