27 May '16, 7pm

Pentagon: U.S. special operators should not have been wearing Kurdish forces patches

Pentagon: U.S. special operators should not have been wearing Kurdish forces patches

A video screen grab shows troops in Syria wearing the insignia patch of a Kurdish militant group considered a terrorist group by Turkey. The Pentagon announced on Friday, May 27, 2016, that U.S. troops have been ordered to remove the patches. YouTube Related Fighters backed by Russia, US head toward Islamic State hubs Fighters allied with the United States and Russia, long on opposing sides in the Syrian civil war, are both zeroing in on Islamic State's center of gravity. Pushed from opposition, Turkey's Kurds threaten resistance The brawling that has disrupted Turkish parliamentary debates in recent weeks could be a precursor to a fiercer and more protracted fight. Turkey and US-led coalition hits Islamic State group in Syria Turkey peace talks off table in all-out PKK war, aide says Obama has few answers for the Kurds Obama weighs bigger role in Syria; endgame unclear WA...

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