Syria News Links 9-11 October 2019

11 October 2019 • 9:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

Russia called on Kurds to cooperate with Damascus, but they chose another way

In Maps: Progress Of Turkey-led Forces’ Advance On SDF Positions

‘They got him’: Lindsey Graham says ‘sympathetic’ to Turkey’s ‘YPG problem’ in call with Russian prankster team
https://on.rt.com/a361

Turkish Operation Peace Spring In Northeastern Syria, Explained

Putin Planning “Deal Of The Century” Between Syria & Turkey As US Exits

UN Secretary General calls for de-escalation in Syria

In Maps: Progress Of Turkey-led Forces’ Advance On SDF Positions

Turkish Forces Cut Off Key Road In SDF-held Part Of Syria (Videos)

Map Update: Military Situation In Nortern Syria On October 10, 2019

Turkish Forces Advance Further In Northeast Syria (Photos)

Norway suspends arms sales to fellow NATO member Turkey over Syria invasion in largely symbolic gesture
https://on.rt.com/a35b

Turkish Forces Advance Further Into Northeast Syria (Photos) 

Erdogan’s ‘Operation Peace Spring’ in Syria kills and injures dozens of civilians

Turkey’s Syrian National Army (Infographics)

Mortar Attack Injures 17 Civilians In Southern Turkey (Video)

Dozens Of U.S. Servicemembers Withdrew From Northeast Syria: SANA

46 injured after Turkish border towns shelled by Kurdish militias from Syria — media
https://on.rt.com/a34y

Turkish Forces Make First Gains In Northeastern Syria (Photos)

‘Hey EU, wake up’: Erdogan threatens to send millions of refugees to Europe if EU labels Turkish op in Syria an invasion
https://on.rt.com/a34i

US senators suggest imposing sanctions on Erdogan’s assets in US

Turkish military operation might hamper Syrian constitutional committee’s work

UNHCR Communiqué on Northern Syria

SDF Halts Anti-ISIS Operations In Northeast Syria Amid Turkish Attack – Report

Turkey Just Started ‘Operation Peace Spring’ In Northeast Syria (Videos)

No ‘peace’ spring: Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria met with worldwide condemnation
https://on.rt.com/a33j

Pompeo & Biden BOTH have it wrong: ‘Green light’ for Turkey’s Syria invasion wasn’t for the US to give
https://on.rt.com/a33f

Crisis mounts over Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/11/kurd-o11.html

An Outside View from the Palestinian Camps of Lebanon raises Troubling Questions
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/an-outside-view-from-the-palestinian-camps-of-lebanon-raises-troubling-questions/

Turkey says 277 ‘terrorists’ neutralized in military operation in Syria’s north — media
https://tass.com/world/1082627

US did not block UNSC consensus statement on Turkey — diplomatic mission
https://tass.com/world/1082623

US Republicans seek sanctions on Turkey over Syria
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-50009218

Turkish Operation Peace Spring In Northeastern Syria, Explained
http://thesaker.is/turkish-operation-peace-spring-in-northeastern-syria-explained/

UN Secretary General calls for de-escalation in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082614

U.S. “Military Aid” to Al Qaeda, ISIS-Daesh
https://www.globalresearch.ca/u-s-military-aid-to-al-qaeda-isis-daesh/5548960

The War on Syria Continues. Iran Is Next?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/war-syria-continues-iran-next/5675904

Why is Turkey bombing the Kurds in Syria?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50009345

Russian military distribute nearly 2.5 tonnes of food in Syria’s Homs province
https://tass.com/world/1082612

On the Geo-Politics of Turkish Incursion into Syria
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/10/on-the-geo-politics-of-turkish-incursion-into-syria/

Nuclear War: Just Another Day?
https://colintodhunter.blogspot.com/2019/10/nuclear-war-just-another-day.html

Turkey attacks Northern Syria: for a revolutionary fightback!
http://www.marxist.com/turkey-attacks-northern-syria.htm

The Dirty War on Syria: Washington, Regime Change and Resistance
https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-the-dirty-war-on-syria-prof-tim-anderson-on-grtv/5528264

Turkish operation is result of coalition’s actions in Syria, says Russian envoy
https://tass.com/world/1082602

Debunking the Putin and Netanyahu/Israel work together canard (final installment)
http://thesaker.is/debunking-the-putin-and-netanyahu-israel-work-together-canard-final-installment/

Turkey Syria offensive: ‘The Kurds have no friends but the mountains’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50005790

Today’s Links
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/10/todays-links_20.html

Turkey Invades? Erdogan Seeks Annexation of Northern Syria Territories
https://www.globalresearch.ca/erdogan-launches-cross-border-aggression-syria/5691587

Selected Articles: US Withdrawal from Syria: Unlikely
https://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-us-adamant-iran-syria-regime-change/5691604

Turkey Syria offensive: Your questions answered
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50004203

BC: Facebook Is Teetering at the Top of the Beanstalk
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/10/bc-facebook-is-teetering-at-the-top-of-the-beanstalk/

SYRIA: Turkey, the Kurds and NATO explained By Vanessa Beeley
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/10/syria-turkey-the-kurds-and-nato-explained-by-vanessa-beeley/

Turkish invasion forces hit civilians in northern Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/7YFciQV4qOY/

Turkey Syria offensive: Heavy fighting on second day of assault
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-49998035

The Military and Political Power of Hezbollah
https://orientalreview.org/2019/10/10/the-military-and-political-power-of-hezbollah/

US Forces Will Not Likely Withdraw from Syria this Year. The Kurds Remain the Biggest Losers
https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-forcesnot-likely-withdraw-syria/5691574

The UK must ‘immediately stop’ arming the Turkish military, say campaigners
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/ScVd5nDrIpE/

Could Islamic State make a comeback?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-49998940

US Arming of Ukraine Is a Scandal on Its Own
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/10/us-arming-ukraine-is-scandal-own/

Russian, Turkish military contact on Ankara’s operation in Syria — Lavrov
https://tass.com/politics/1082448

Russian, Turkish military contact on Ankara’s operation in Syria — Lavrov
https://tass.com/n/1082448

The Puzzling Logic Behind Trump’s Syria Withdrawal
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/10/the-puzzling-logic-behind-trumps-syria-withdrawal/

Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/10/sanctioning-away-free-speech-americans-meet-with-iranians-at-their-peril/

US says it did not approve Turkey’s Syria offensive
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-49995494

Turkish air force resumes airstrikes on Syria’s Ras al-Ayn — media
https://tass.com/defense/1082404

Turkish air force resumes airstrikes on Syria’s Ras al-Ayn — media
https://tass.com/n/1082404

Egyptian Protests: A US-Fuelled “Arab Spring” Reboot
http://landdestroyer.blogspot.com/2019/10/egyptian-protests-us-fuelled-arab.html

Battle of Military Drones has Begun!
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/10/battle-of-military-drones-has-begun/

Cynical Enterprises: The Kurds Await Their Fate
https://orientalreview.org/2019/10/10/cynical-enterprises-the-kurds-await-their-fate/

News Daily: Turkey’s Syria offensive and call to ban snacks on buses and trains
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49994397

Turkey launches US-backed offensive targeting Kurdish forces in Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/10/turk-o10.html

Trump’s threats to Turkey aimed at appeasing certain US political circles — Erdogan
https://tass.com/n/1082393

Trump’s threats to Turkey aimed at appeasing certain US political circles — Erdogan
https://tass.com/world/1082393

US, Turkey have ‘complete understanding’ about operation in Syria — Erdogan’s adviser
https://tass.com/n/1082380

US, Turkey have ‘complete understanding’ about operation in Syria — Erdogan’s adviser
https://tass.com/world/1082380

Turkish troops continue to advance in Syria — defense ministry
https://tass.com/n/1082379

Turkish troops continue to advance in Syria — defense ministry
https://tass.com/world/1082379

Turkish, US top diplomats have phone conversation amid operation in Syria — source
https://tass.com/n/1082385

Turkish, US top diplomats have phone conversation amid operation in Syria — source
https://tass.com/world/1082385

Obama: the Greatest War President
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/obama-the-greatest-war-president/

The Deep State Goes Shallow: “Reality-TV Coup d’etat in Prime Time”
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/the-deep-state-goes-shallow-reality-tv-coup-detat-in-prime-time/

Turkey strikes 181 ‘terrorist facilities’ in Syria
https://tass.com/n/1082373

Turkey’s operation in Syria may escalate into serious conflict — expert
https://tass.com/n/1082370

Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Syria
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-49983357

Turkey launches ground phase of its operation in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082369

Turkish forces enter Tell Abyad town in northern Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082358

Turkish invaders will meet ‘furious anger’ and ‘joy in resistance’ from northern Syria’s feminist revolution
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/XuYK6CXZxVc/

Ankara informs Damascus of operation in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082345

Turkey informs international community of its military operation in Syria
https://tass.com/defense/1082317

UK professor slams Western silence over Turkish links to extremism
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/xrOoPwiB8v8/

Turkish operation in Syria does not violate international law, says foreign minister
https://tass.com/world/1082311

SDF Seeks Cooperation With ‘Bloody Assad’ Against Turkey
http://thesaker.is/sdf-seeks-cooperation-with-bloody-assad-against-turkey/

Urgent UK protests called as Turkey begins ‘illegal invasion’ of northern Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/ps2MvSx2HBc/

Turkey’s Syria offensive explained in four maps
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-49973218

Turkish artillery attack ‘terrorist locations’ in Syria’s Tell Abyad
https://tass.com/world/1082304

Betrayal of the Kurds, Trump Joins His Predecessors, but Why?
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/09/betrayal-of-the-kurds-trump-joins-his-predecessors-but-why/

Civilians at Risk in Syria as Turkish Military Offensive Looms
https://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2019/10/09/civilians-risk-syria-turkish-military-offensive-looms?cd-origin=rss

‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’: Civilians Flee as Turkey Launches Trump-Sanctioned Military Assault on Kurds in Syria
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/10/09/humanitarian-catastrophe-civilians-flee-turkey-launches-trump-sanctioned-military?cd-origin=rss

Today’s Links
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/10/todays-links_9.html

Erdogan launches military operation in Syria, east of Euphrates
https://tass.com/world/1082288

Turkey’s Erdogan, Putin hash over upcoming Turkish Syria operation — presidential office
https://tass.com/politics/1082264

Release of Islamic State militants from Kurdish prisons would be “very negative” — Kremlin
https://tass.com/politics/1082240

The Indo-Pacific War and the Loss of American Superpower Status
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/tTbKB/~3/wWobbYpwFeQ/the-indo-pacific-war-and-loss-of.html

Resistance is strong as Trump seals the latest ‘betrayal’ and ‘desertion’ in northern Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/jNZvmNvj6BQ/

Secretary of Defense, Incorporated
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/09/secretary-of-defense-incorporated/

Video: US Troop Withdrawals? Washington Green-light to Turkish Incursion into Northeastern Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-us-green-lights-turkish-incursion-northeastern-syria/5691439

After US Withdrawal, Turkey Announces Troops Are in Place for Planned Offensive Against Kurds in Syria
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/10/08/after-us-withdrawal-turkey-announces-troops-are-place-planned-offensive-against?cd-origin=rss

Turkey boosts troops on Syria border after operation warning
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-49978567

MPs call for UK to ‘stand against’ NATO member’s invasion of northern Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/2sLoWC4r1m4/

Sure Trump is ‘Betraying the Kurds!’ but What’s New about That?
https://thiscantbehappening.net/4546-2/

Winners and Losers From Trump Throwing Syrian Kurds Under the Bus
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/10/08/winners-and-losers-trump-throwing-syrian-kurds-under-bus?cd-origin=rss

Trump orders troop withdrawal in Syria. It could be for real By M.K. Bhadrakumar
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/08/trump-orders-troop-withdrawal-in-syria-it-could-be-for-real-by-m-k-bhadrakumar/

Video: Idlib Militants Retreating to Turkish Border
https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-idlib-militants-retreating-turkish-border/5691340

Rage Against the War Machine: An Interview with Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan
https://www.mintpressnews.com/interview-anti-war-activist-cindy-sheehan/262219/

Trump: ‘We’re Leaving Syria.’ Neocons Go Nuts!
https://www.strategic-culture.org/video/2019/10/08/trump-were-leaving-syria-neocons-go-nuts/

Scientific paper arguing Assad not responsible for Syria chemical attack shelved after Bellingcat-led backlash
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/08/scientific-paper-arguing-assad-not-responsible-for-syria-chemical-attack-shelved-after-bellingcat-led-backlash/

Trump Orders Troop Withdrawal In Syria
https://orientalreview.org/2019/10/08/trump-orders-troop-withdrawal-in-syria/

Washington green lights Turkish attack on Kurdish forces in Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/08/kurd-o08.html

BC: Saudia-Israel Alliance: A Quest for Ultimate Malware
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/08/bc-saudia-israel-alliance-a-quest-for-ultimate-malware/

I Think I Owe It To My Readers.
https://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2019/10/i-think-i-owe-it-to-my-readers.html

What to Expect from Turkey’s Coming Invasion of Syria
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/10/07/what-expect-turkeys-coming-invasion-syria?cd-origin=rss

Don’t look away. The US is hatching a new ‘war zone’ in northern Syria.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/SBrO-M7gOy8/

Turkey’s Safe-zone and Refugee Peace-corridor in Syria Is a Cover for Encroachment and Territorial Expansion
https://www.globalresearch.ca/turkeys-safe-zone-and-refugee-peace-corridor-in-syria-is-a-cover-for-encroachment-and-territorial-expansion/5691316

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