Turkish Incursion Could Prove Game Changer in Syrian War

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  • Risky operation shows shift in demand that Assad step down
  • Ankara appears to have checked in with Moscow and Washington

Turkey’s incursion into Syria reflects a shift away from its insistence that President Bashar al-Assad be removed from power in any settlement there and may start to close the gap between the international coalitions that have helped keep the country’s civil war raging, analysts and diplomats say.

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