Deal Between Turkish, Kurdish Forces in Syria Could Fall Apart

September 19, 2019 03:26 AM
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A quiet strip of land in northern Syria contains a volatile mix of troops from various nations and militias allied with some of those countries, but viewed as enemies by others.  In an attempt to keep this powder-keg from blowing up, the U.S. and Turkey brokered a deal last month to create a "safe zone" between Turkey and Kurdish areas. But Turkey now says the original deal still leaves it in danger, and analysts warn there is no long-term strategy to peaceful coexistence.  VOA's Heather Murdock has this story from Manbij and al-Bab in Syria.