The U.S. Must Not Appease Turkey’s Erdogan


It is often invidious to draw historical parallels, but in the case of Turkey’s attack on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northwestern Syria, one parallel is justified: Nazi Germany’s claim to the Sudetenland in Czechslovakia in 1938, where Britain and France adopted a policy of appeasement.

  • Robert Ellis
  • International Policy Digest

Mure 8hWhen Germany invaded Poland a year later, Britain and France were forced to declare war. And we all know what that led to.

The U.S. is now in a similar situation.

When they met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September, President Trump hailed…

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