Trump didn't start new wars directly. But he invited Turkey to invade and destroy the fledgling feminist cooperative economy development among the US's military allies against ISIS. This is heartbreaking. https://rojavainformationcenter.com/2020/11/explainer-cooperatives-in-north-and-east-syria-developing-a-new-economy/
@ntnsndr @aadil I'm _deeply_ skeptical of the claim that Trump's actions have anything to do with those one. Turkey's war with the Kurds is decades old, Erdoğan isn't much for taking orders from abroad anyway, and his relationship with Trump has been terrible for the past couple of years. This one's on Erdoğan, not Trump.
@ntnsndr @aadil I guess a lot of what I’m reacting to is the word “invited”. It’s possible that the US could have prevented this, at very great cost. But I find that the way people in “the west” discuss the rest of the world’s geopolitics just erases the agency of all countries other than the US, and this conflict was categorically not caused by the US. Unlike several of the region’s problems....
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