TURKEY’S FRAGILE CEASEFIRE – OCTOBER 21 2019

Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Balkan Devlen, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Dr. David Carment, Professor of International Affairs, at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

It’s been just over a week since US President Donald Trump abruptly ordered the pullout of US troops supporting their Kurdish allies in the fight against ISIS. It’s a move that was widely condemned, including by Trump’s fellow Republicans, as a stunning betrayal.

As to the ceasefire announced with great fanfare by Vice President Mike Pence last Thursday – it does not appear to be holding. Where does that leave things?


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