The Washington Post quotes Rafik Hariri Center Resident Fellow Faysal Itani on US policy options in Syria and specifically the implications of increased support for Kurdish militias:

The options the White House is weighing in Syria would not put U.S. personnel at greater risk but would still come with potential pitfalls.

American-provided weapons could fall into the wrong hands. Increased support for Kurdish militia groups could also alienate Turkish allies whose top priority is ensuring that “no coherent Kurdish entity emerges on their border,” said Faysal Itani, a fellow at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank.

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