Why Turkey is invading Syria

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… and how it’s getting what it wanted.

On Oct. 9, 2019, Turkey launched an attack in northeastern Syria. Turkey made the move shortly after the US announced it would remove some of its troops from the region.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had his eyes on the region for years. Turkey, he argued, needed a “safe zone” to serve as a buffer against the Syrian War happening just across the border. Yet back home in Turkey, there were other factors at play that accelerated his calls for an invasion that involved Erdoğan’s own political survival.

The move has recalibrated alliances in the Syrian War and added new uncertainty on the future of the region.

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Hi everyone! We wanted to share some of our sources for critical points in the video:


UNCHR has tracked this official count since the start of Syria’s civil war and there are indeed still many that are unaccounted for.

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You know the old saying: "Foreign wars are how Americans learn geography."

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Why usa invade syria?
Why russia invade syria?
Why iran invade syria?
Next videos please

Автор — Abo Tariq

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Americans killed 1.5 million in Afghanistan and Iraq

Автор — Calm your Farm

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Syria : *has oil*

USA : *sniff sniff*

Syria : Who are you?

USA : I'm here to help.

Автор — Ölü Messerschmit

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I came to read comments of people who don't even know where Turkey is, acting expert on middle east problems

Автор — Washinout

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Turkey is attack to syria but syrian people escaping to Turkey instead to escape opposite direction of Turkey

Автор — Burak Y.

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America is like that annoying kid in school where when he finds out you have something he wants he won’t leave you alone
But instead of a Dyson V-12 Submarine Lawn Vaccuum, it is oil

Автор — Shaan Farooq

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America has no permanent friends or enemies, only interests
-Henry Kissinger

Автор — Lantz Reinheld

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"We never agreed to protect the Kurds for the rest of their lives." Oh, don't worry buddy they ain't gonna be living for long.

Автор — Respectable Citizen

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1:08 he says that he wants to make a safe zone by cleaning up the terrorists .

Автор — Seyhan Kilinc

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2000's: Turkey booming economy and want to join eu.
2019: turkey invade north syria

Автор — Shutter Eff3ct

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No one is talking about why US is stealing Syrian OIL. lol

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Türkler, kardeşlerimiz, biz Kazaklar, Kırgızlar, Özbekler,
Türkmenler, sıradan insanlar tüm kalbimizle endişe duyuyoruz. Rusya ve Çin'e
ihtiyacımız yok; Batı ve ABD sana ihanet etti. Kimsenin bize ihtiyacı yok.
Birbirimize ihtiyacımız var, ortak atalarımız, ortak köklerimiz var. Bazı
yurttaşlarımızın Suriye'de savaşıyor olmaları, liderliğimizden ve çıkarlarımıza
aykırı politikalarından memnun olmadıklarını göstermektedir. Birleşmemizin
yollarını aramalıyız. Birlikte daha güçlü olacağız ve dünyanın bizimle hesaplaşmasını
sağlayacağız!

Автор — Naiman Orta Juz

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"We don't want refugees, but you have to accept them"

- 'Murica

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Again "It is ok when we do it"

like you did in north africa or iraq...

Автор — P4RDUS

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They are saving their borders not invading. Some of Turkish cities are being attacked by terrorist groups which is funding by EU and USA.

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Next video: why US invading every country

Автор — Michael McNamara

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Vox, the misinformation you're spreading is undoubtedly, lies.

Автор — asala2116

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Turkey knows what is happened to syria for colonialism will happen to Turkey too.(FROM USA).
And Turkey is just trieng to protect himself and provide justice.

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