10 Oct 2019

Former YPG fighter and ex US marine discuss Turkish offensive and US response

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

We speak to Maycer Gifford, a British former currency trader who travelled to Syria to fight with the Kurdish YPG militia against the Islamic State. And from the US, Lieutenant Colonel Dakota Wood, an ex-marine and senior research fellow for Defense Programs at the Heritage Foundation. They discuss Turkey’s actions in Northern Syria against the Kurds and whether the US’s response is the right one.