Turks react to military offensive in Syria with mix of fear and pride

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'The war is Erdogan’s attempt to divide the opposition front using the flag of nationalism' writes one exiled journalist

Update newsletter preferencesIn parliament, the AKP, CHP, and two other nationalist opposition parties backed a general motion on Tuesday to authorise Turkey’s armed forces to engage in cross-border operations in Syria while the Kurdish-led People’s Democratic Party opposed it. Opposition figures voiced support for troops taking part in what is being dubbed Operation “Peace Spring”, or “Stream of Peace”.


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Do they really have any pride?

We stand with our army.. Fearless!

Fear? 😀😀

This is bullshit! Most of Turkish people support glorious Turkish army forces! This is a peace operation 🇹🇷

a country's decision. not much to comment really.

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