Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria upended a 5-year alliance and threw the plans against al-Baghdadi into disarray.
Ben HubbardAfter 5 years of fighting and dying in partnership with the US against ISIS, Syria's Kurdish-led forces spied on al-Baghdadi, even SWIPING HIS UNDERWEAR for DNA.
Then @realDonaldTrump shattered the alliance and chaos broke loose.
The killings of Kurdish prisoners by Arab rebels raised the specter of wider sectarian warfare as fighting in northwestern Syria escalates.
Ben HubbardFour days into Turkey's Syria incursion, Arab rebels killed two Kurdish prisoners, one shot with his arms tied behind his back.
@realDonaldTrump may have unleashed dangerous sectarian forces by pulling American troops out of the way. With @KaramShoumali