The US has backed 21 of the 28 ‘crazy’ militias leading Turkey’s brutal invasion of northern Syria

But the fighters involved in the atrocities in northern Syria were not just random tribesmen assembled into an ad hoc army. In fact, many were former members of the Free Syrian Army, the force once armed by the CIA and Pentagon and branded as “moderate rebels.” This disturbing context was conveniently omitted from the breathless denunciations of US officials and Western pundits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://thegrayzone.com/2019/10/16/us-backed-crazy-militias-turkeys-invasion-syria/

 

 

 

 

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