10 Oct 2019

Turkey launches offensive into northern Syria

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 10 October 2019

A ground operation by Turkish troops is now underway in northern Syria, following earlier airstrikes. It's feared the operation could lead to conflict with Kurdish-led allies of the United States. Borzou Deragahi, an international correspondent for The Independent, joins Kathryn to discuss the operation's implications - particularly for ISIS prisoners held in camps by the Kurds.

Kurds living in Athens protest near the Turkish Embassy against the Turkish offensive in northern Syria.

Kurds living in Athens protest near the Turkish Embassy against the Turkish offensive in northern Syria. Photo: Giorgos Georgiou/NurPhoto/AFP

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