Massive mobilization is underway in northern Aleppo as Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions and the Turkish Army are preparing to link up rebel forces at al-Rai and Jarablus, thus removing ISIS from its last stretch of Turkish-Syrian border territory.

Reports suggest a further 15 Turkish NATO tanks and some 600 newly trained FSA fighters have crossed the border into Syria in the past few days.

Although vocally disavowed by Moscow and Damascus, Turkey continues to prop up Syria’s rebel factions through armaments and now direct military support as well.

If the Turkish Army and FSA succeed in their offensive, they will be left control of a large chunk of Aleppo province, eventually enabling insurgents to attack Aleppo city from its eastern flank as well. The Turkish-backed military plan, dubbed Euphrates Shield, is expected to proceed in the coming hours.

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imho
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imho

They are gaining land quickly and easy without real battles. It’s fake war. Daesh and FSA look like Turkish backed organizations.

Joshuahn Jackstonburg
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The final stages of their terrorist corridor.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux

“eventually enabling insurgents to attack Aleppo city from its eastern flank as well”
=> The plot is more than clear!
Even if they have divergences, SAA and SDF with the help of VKS have to joint effort as it’s NO MORE a proxy war.

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Chris Tomson a retarded person.
What do you mean, writing Turkish NATO tanks? Imbecil.