US-Turkey relations sink further following airstrikes; Russia’s expanding military presence in Syria.
A helicopter carrying US military officials arrives at the headquarters of the Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units that was hit by Turkish airstrikes at Mount Karachok near al-Malikiya, Syria, April 25, 2017. - REUTERS/Rodi Said
In May 2016, we asked how long the United States and Turkey could keep up appearances of alliance and partnership in Syria, given differences over US backing for the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).
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