US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he allowed Turkish and Kurdish-led forces to clash in deadly battle because the two sides were like children who needed to fight each other.
This is an obscene and ignorant statement. 200k innocent people displaced. Hundreds dead. Credible reports of war crimes. ISIS prisoners escaping. US evacuating and bombing its own positions or handing them to Russia. Two kids in a lot? https://t.co/rMJVcvOmFI— Brett McGurk (@brett_mcgurk) October 18, 2019