In Syria, Global Spotlight Should Be on Turkey, Not Trump


Syria is lit as Turkey goes after the Kurds. As always, President Trump seems to be the center of attention. But in this case, all eyes really ought to be on Turkey.


As the Syrian Civil War spun out of control, the Turkish government had some quite legitimate concerns over its increasingly unsecured and uncontrolled border with Syria.


One worry was the Kurdistan Workers’ Party or PKK, an avowed terrorist group that has warring with Turkey for more than...