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August 25, 2016 9:53 am

US, Turkey Force Kurds to Retreat From Northern Syria Amid Fight Against ISIS

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An ISIS terrorist. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An ISIS terrorist. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Turkey’s US-backed push into northern Syria Wednesday was aimed at ISIS, but also sent the Kurds –Ankara’s nemesis and an American ally — retreating east of the Euphrates, making good on a vow from strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Amid a fence-mending visit from Vice President Biden, Erdogan’s tough rhetoric against the Kurds, a reliable and effective American partner in the fight against ISIS, appeared to force the US to choose sides in the longstanding feud between its allies.

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