In Syria, Erdogan Brushes Up Against Limits of Pivoting to Putin

Elvera Bartels

With mounting losses in Syria and no signal that Turkey’s Western allies are prepared to give important military assistance, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is confronting the restrictions of his method of doing work with the Syrian government’s key backer, Russia.

Turkey claimed Friday that it retaliated from forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a day right after at the very least 33 of its troopers have been killed by airstrikes in northwestern Syria.

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