The War in Syria: Manbij becomes the new focus of the conflict

PhenomenonPublished: March 22, 20174 views
Published: March 22, 2017

The War in Syria: Manbij becomes the new focus of the conflict
The town of Manbij has become the new focus of the conflict in Syria. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to use Turkish-backed rebels to drive YPG-dominated rebels out of the town. But if that happens, there are several potential flash points. And Manbij in many ways has become a microcosm of the complexities of the broader Syrian war. With so many sides involved it's hard to see how peace can be achieved. TRT World's Abubakr al Shamahi explains.

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