Syria News Links 12-13 October 2019

13 October 2019 • 23:50  — The New Dark Age

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

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Syrian army
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50036901

Washington abandons its Kurdish proxies as Ankara and Damascus step in
http://thesaker.is/washington-abandons-its-kurdish-proxies-as-ankara-and-damascus-step-in/

Russia calls for efforts to prevent humanitarian disaster in northern Syria
https://tass.com/defense/1082917

Erdogan refutes reports about Islamic State militants’ escape from prisons in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082908

Erdogan says Turkey has no problems with Russia over operation in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082904

Putin says glad to see beginning of political process in Syria
https://tass.com/politics/1082903

When Turkish-backed jihadists link up with Daesh, there’s only one outcome. And it’s begun.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/hin_429Y29o/

Turkey-Syria offensive: US ‘to evacuate 1,000 troops’ as Turkey advances
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50034802

We need your support – Open letter by #FridaysForFuture #Rojava
https://londongreenleft.blogspot.com/2019/10/we-need-your-support-open-letter-by.html

Why is the world ignoring the revolutionary Kurds in Syria?
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/08/why-world-ignoring-revolutionary-kurds-syria-isis

Remember the media outrage when Turkey was found guilty of war crimes? No, neither do we.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/EVdEMnQjovo/

Proposed US Sanctions against Turkey. Why? Washington Supports Turkish Aggression in Northeast Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/proposed-us-sanctions-against-turkey-why-washington-supports-turkish-aggression-in-northeast-syria/5691782

Today’s Links
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/10/todays-links_1.html

BC: Syria: Difficult Choices
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/13/bc-syria-difficult-choices/

Number of drone attacks on Russian airbase in Syria increase in 2019
https://tass.com/politics/1082897

Hundreds of Daesh supporters escape in northern Syria as the Turkish invasion continues
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/NKMsZpFRJqM/

Turkey-Syria offensive: ‘Hundreds’ of IS relatives escape camp
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50029540

Erdogan War Crimes, SDF Atrocities, No Reconciliation
https://www.globalresearch.ca/erdogan-war-crimes-sdf-atrocities-no-reconciliation/5691797

Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring” Rages on Creating a Chaotic Battlefield in Northeastern Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/turkey-operation-peace-spring-northeastern-syria/5691789

Video: Turkish Forces Confront Kurdish Armed Groups in Northeastern Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/turkish-forces-storming-tell-abyad-ras-al-ayn/5691768

It’s time to bring Syria back to Arab League, Putin says
https://tass.com/politics/1082884

Political settlement in Syria is difficult but still can be achieved – Putin
https://tass.com/politics/1082888

Turkey Beats the War Drums
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/13/turkey-beats-the-war-drums/

Iran News Links 13 October 2019
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/13/iran-news-links-13-october-2019/

Information Clearing House Headlines 12-13 October 2019
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/13/information-clearing-house-headlines-12-13-october-2019/

British orphans found trapped in Syria IS camp
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50030567

Russian Defense Ministry warns of worsening humanitarian situation in northeastern Syria
https://tass.com/defense/1082854

According to Turkey’s president, these women are terrorists. Total crap.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/jtEeDJcW6iw/

As countries pull arms sales to Turkey, the UK government is still complicit in death
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/G5–4yZwbew/

Today’s Links 12 October 2019
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/10/todays-links_12.html

Russian senior diplomat, Syrian opposition politician discuss situation in northern Syria
https://tass.com/russia/1082847

Turkey’s offensive in Syria “entails risks of great tensions” – PACE president
https://tass.com/world/1082846

US Denial of Sovereignty – Unipolarism Laid Bare
https://journal-neo.org/2019/10/12/us-denial-of-sovereignty-unipolarism-laid-bare/

To understand the true horrors of the Turkish invasion in Syria, please listen to the children
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/ZcIDilT9A4s/

Turkey Beats The War Drums
https://orientalreview.org/2019/10/12/turkey-beats-the-war-drums/

Turkey Syria offensive: Fierce battle rages in Ras al-Ain
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50025727

Armenian PM, Putin discuss situation in north Syria – PM’s press service
https://tass.com/world/1082840

Over 190,000 civilians flee their homes following Turkey’s invasion in Syria – TV
https://tass.com/world/1082839

Berlin suspends exports of arms to Turkey over operation in Syria – foreign minister
https://tass.com/world/1082842

Kurdish Fighters Always Feared Trump Would Be a Treacherous Ally
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/12/kurdish-fighters-always-feared-trump-would-be-a-treacherous-ally/

Russia will pull out of Syria if Damascus decides troops have to leave – Putin
https://tass.com/politics/1082829

The Turkish Attack on Rojava: Iran is No Longer the Target of the United States in Syria
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2019/10/12/the-turkish-attack-on-rojava-iran-is-no-longer-the-target-of-the-united-states-in-syria/

Information Clearing House Headlines 11-12 October 2019
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/12/information-clearing-house-headlines-11-12-october-2019/

A Turkish-Russian entente cordiale in the making By M.K. Bhadrakumar
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/12/a-turkish-russian-entente-cordiale-in-the-making-by-m-k-bhadrakumar/

Trump admits US killed millions in war based on lies
https://williambowles.info/2019/10/12/trump-admits-us-killed-millions-in-war-based-on-lies/

Nationalism Doesn’t Mean Isolationism: Why Bertrand Russell Is Wrong
https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/10/12/nationalism-doesnt-mean-isolationism-why-bertrand-russell-is-wrong/

Do Not Succumb To Political Censorship on Syria
https://orientalreview.org/2019/10/12/do-not-succumb-to-political-censorship-on-syria/

Turkey Syria offensive: US builds pressure to halt incursion against Kurds
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50025020

Talks on Syria may be postponed until November – Kazakh top diplomat
https://tass.com/world/1082816

A Turkish-Russian entente cordiale in the making
https://indianpunchline.com/a-turkish-russian-entente-cordiale-in-the-making/

New Anti-capitalist Party demands military escalation against Turkey in Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/10/12/npat-o12.html

Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff discusses Syria with Turkish counterpart
https://tass.com/world/1082811

US troops came under fire from Turkish positions in Syria — Pentagon
https://tass.com/world/1082809

US trying to convince Turkey to stop military operation in Syria — Pompeo
https://tass.com/world/1082805

Eight civilians killed in shelling of Turkish city near border with Syria — media
https://tass.com/world/1082803

Russian senior diplomat tells ICRC president about situation in Syria’s Rukban camp
https://tass.com/world/1082801

Turkey says 399 “terrorists” neutralized in military operation in Syria’s north — media
https://tass.com/world/1082804

Improvised bomb goes off near Russian military police patrol in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082799

Turkey Syria offensive: 100,000 flee homes as assault continues
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50020829

Incursion in Syria will not help ensure Turkey’s security — Iranian foreign minister
https://tass.com/world/1082795

Trump makes fascistic appeal to police and military at Minneapolis rally
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2019/10/11/trump-makes-fascistic-appeal-to-police-and-military-at-minneapolis-rally/

Corbyn says sanctions on Turkey could be needed if ‘appalling’ attacks on Kurdish areas of Syria continue
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/hlqHq2lA2wM/

Manchester knife attacker held on suspicion of terrorism as UK abandons anti-terror fighters in Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/2U0q_5Tl1Rc/

Video: Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring”. US Withdraws. Turkey Invades Northeastern Syria. Bombs US Supported YPG Forces
https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-turkeys-operation-peace-spring-us-withdraws-turkey-invades-northeastern-syria-bombs-us-supported-ypg-forces/5691642

Mohammed Yamin jailed for Al-Qaeda membership in Syria
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50019778

Sure Trump is ‘Betraying the Kurds!’ But What’s New about That?
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2019/10/11/sure-trump-is-betraying-the-kurds-but-whats-new-about-that/

Channel 4 shamed other establishment outlets with its frank report on Turkey’s illegal invasion of Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/-MGavctrAaw/

‘There’s a hundred ways to defend Rojava’: a statement from British Internationalists in North East Syria
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/q8XrZg9OCTY/

Today’s Links 11 October 2019
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/10/todays-links_11.html

Kurds report 262 Turkish soldiers dead in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082755

Is “Operation Peace Spring” a Trap Sprung by Trump on Turkey?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/operation-peace-spring-trap-sprung-trump-turkey/5691672

Trump Admits US Killed Millions in War Based on Lies . “We went to war under a false & now disproven premise, WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION”
https://www.globalresearch.ca/trump-admits-us-killed-millions-war-based-lies/5691688

US and Russia Fail to Condemn Turkish Aggression in Syria. Moscow and Washington Exercise Their UNSC Veto in Favor of Turkey’s Invasion of Northern Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-and-russia-fail-to-condemn-turkish-aggression-in-syria-moscow-and-washington-exercise-their-unsc-veto-in-favor-of-turkeys-invasion-of-northern-syria/5691698

More than 20 Kurdish fighters killed in two days in Turkish operation in Syria
https://tass.com/world/1082750

World Leaders Condemn Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring” and Demand Exercising Restraint
https://www.globalresearch.ca/world-leaders-condemn-turkey-operation-peace-spring-demand-exercising-restraint/5691701

Down with the Turkish war of aggression against Rojava!
http://www.marxist.com/down-with-the-turkish-war-of-aggression-against-rojava.htm

An Unfaithful Servant of Imperialism: The Real Reason Trump Is Facing Impeachment
https://www.mintpressnews.com/unfaithful-servant-imperialism-reason-trump-facing-impeachment/262275/

Russia’s Middle East Strategy: “Balance” vs. “Betrayal”?
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2019/10/11/russias-middle-east-strategy-balance-vs-betrayal/

World leaders condemn Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring” and demand exercising restraint
http://infobrics.org/post/29490/

Kurdish Forces Recapture Large Parts Of Ras Al-Ayn, Kill Many Turkish-Back Militants

Trump threatens to impose ‘powerful sanctions’ on Turkey

Hundreds Of ISIS-linked Foreigners Fled SDF-run Detention Camp In Northern Syria

Imran Khan says Pakistan will push for Iran-Saudi mediation

Turkish Forces Once Again Cut Off M4 Highway

Miltiary Situation In Northern Syria On October 13, 2019 (Map Update)

Turkish-Backed Militants Storm Tell Abyad, Capture Key Positions (Photos, Video, Map)

U.S. Is Preparing To Withdraw 1,000 Troops From Northeast Syria

Syrian Troops Prepare For Possible Takeover Of Manbij From SDF

Kurdish-led SDF Cries Foul Over Rapid Turkish Advance In Northern Syria

Turkish-Backed Forces Execute Head Of Pro-SDF Syrian Political Party

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