Trump: I’ll ‘Devastate’ Turkey’s Economy if They Attack Syrian Kurds

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned of severe economic consequences if Turkey launches an attack on the Syrian Kurds. Trump Puts Turkey on Notice as US Stages Troop Withdrawal This comes at a time when United States troops are being pulled out of Syria. In the tweets sent on Sunday, Trump also urged the Kurds to avoid provoking Turkey. Starting the long overdue pullout from Syria while hitting the little remaining ISIS territorial caliphate hard, and from many directions. Will attack again from existing nearby base if it reforms. Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds. Create 20 mile safe zone…. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 13, 2019 ….Likewise, do not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey. Russia, Iran and Syria have been the biggest beneficiaries of the long term U.S. policy of destroying ISIS in Syria – natural enemies. We also benefit but it is now time…

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