“You have sold us”: Kurdish leader in Syria accuses US of abandoning allies

Ephrat Livni
“You have sold us”: Kurdish leader in Syria accuses US of abandoning allies

Turkish troops are shelling northeast Syria, held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces. “You are leaving us to be slaughtered,” said Kurdish general Mazloum Kobani in a meeting with American officials, CNN reports. Kobani met with William Roebuck, deputy special envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, on Oct. 10.