US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump is “fully prepared” to take a military action against Turkey in Syria if necessary.
“We prefer peace to war… But in the event that kinetic action or military action is needed, you should know that President Trump is fully prepared to undertake that action,” Pompeo told CNBC’s Wilfred Frost in a taped interview.
The Turkish military operation and the US withdrawal pushed the SDF to reach a protection deal with the Assad government. Probably, this particular ‘unexpected’ development make the Trump administration upset. Now, the US is attempting to resuce the crumbling influence in the war-torn country.