Turkish soldiers pay high price for Erdoğan's imperial pretensions
Edward G. Stafford
Feb 05 2020 03:43 Gmt+3
Last Updated On: Feb 05 2020 04:58 Gmt+3
The killing of eight Turkish military personnel in Syria on Monday highlights the price of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s foray into the neighbouring civil war.
Regardless of the veracity of his claim that Turkey exacted a five-fold payback on Syrian forces, these deaths of Turkish troops on foreign soil will sharpen the questions about what national interests are at stake in Idlib, the last rebel-held province in Syria.
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