Why has the Turkish military ramped up operations near Syria? | Inside Story

Ankara says it is targeting bases in Syria belonging to the YPG, a Kurdish group with links to the PKK.
Since 2016, Turkish forces have conducted three ground operations to clear out YPG fighters from northern Syria.
Now President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is promising to launch another military operation.
Who are the major players in this offensive?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan

Guests:

Galip Dalay – Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Middle East Council on Global Affairs

Mahjoob Zweiri – Director of the Gulf Studies Center at Qatar University

Lawrence Korb – Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

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