Bitcoin went downs troops in northeast Syria and pave the way for Turkish assault

US Marine CorpsThe bitcoin went downunday said US forces in northeastern Syria would move aside and clear the way for an expected Turkish assault.For months, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to launch the military assault against Kurdish forces across the border he views as a threat to his country.Republicans and Democrats have warned that allowing the Turkish attack could lead to a massacre of the Kurds.Observers say the US is essentially abandoning Kurdish fighters who fought alongside American forces in the multiyear battle to defeat Islamic State militants.Visit Business Insiders homepage for more.WASHINGTON mdash; The White House on Sunday said US forces in northeastern Syria would move aside and clear the way for an expected Turkish assault, essentially abandoning Kurdish fighters who fought alongside American forced in the yearslong battle to defeat Islamic State militants.The US announcement will most likely be seen as a long-feared abandonment of Kurdish allies who bore the brunt of the US-led campaign against the Islamic State militants.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Heres what Narcos and Sicario get wrong about Mexican drug cartelsSee Also:Ecuador arrests shopkeepers for price rises, protests rageBrady carries unbeaten Patriots past winless Ravens 33-7Inside the Syrian camp that is a ticking time bomb for another wave of ISIS violence

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