Once upon a time, there was relative peace in the NE (near east, which is a more precise location name for the Levant and nearby areas) despite simmering resentments and hatreds. Along came crypto-Muslim B. Hussein, who liked to play with matches, many of them thoughtfully lit for him by his handmaiden, Hellery. First they thought Africa might be a nice experimental area for their wars of oil, gold, riches beyond belief. Enticed by the victorious battle cry of "We came, we saw, he died.
The Donald may pretend to be tough (I guess it's from his WWE background), but when he comes up against someone who is not playing a game, Donald backs down, just like the bully he his.
In this case it is Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that forced Donald to cower.
Just two weeks ago, this was the news: U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria
One wonders how many who support, as I do, a Free Palestine, and denounce Israel's occupation of, ethnic cleansing and apartheid of the Palestinian people will in the next breath denounce the Kurdish people's century long battle for justice and equality.