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
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…