• Trump threatened to 'devastate' a NATO ally's economy and his State Department has no idea that means

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to "economically" devastate Turkey, a NATO ally, but Trump's own State Department said it had no knowledge of any such plans.
    Trump said Turkey would pay if it attacked the Kurds, an ethnic group that's proved one of the most effective fighting forces against ISIS, but is treated by Turkey as a terror group.
    Trump's Syria policy has been attacked by national security experts as incoherent.
    President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to "economically" devastate Turkey, a NATO ally, but Trump's own State Department said it had no knowledge of any...
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  • Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

    Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

    5 monthes ago - By Politicus USA

    By Daren Butler and Lesley Wroughton ISTANBUL/RIYADH - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Ankara on Monday and reviving fears of another downturn in ties between the NATO allies. Relations between the United States and Turkey have...
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  • Trump threatened to 'devastate' Turkey's economy if they strike the US-backed allies who've led the ISIS fight

    Trump threatened to 'devastate' Turkey's economy if they strike the US-backed allies who've led the ISIS fight

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump threatened to "devastate Turkey economically" via Twitter on Sunday.
    The president's threat comes amid growing concerns over the fate of US-backed Kurdish fighters, which Turkey has long declared to be a terrorist group.
    Kurdish forces have been critical partners in the campaign against ISIS. They fear that in the absence of US protection, Turkey will launch an assault against them.
    The Syrian Democratic Forces have been instrumental in the fight against the Islamic State, and currently hold hundreds of IS prisoners.
    In comments to reporters Monday, US Secretary of...
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