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Christian Leaders Say Turkish Invasion of Syria Raises Risk of “Genocide”

posted on October 10, 2019

NPR’s Tom Gjelten reports that U.S. Christian leaders are among those criticizing President Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from the Turkish border where Kurdish forces have been fighting ISIS alongside Americans. Turkey has begun airstrikes in the region, causing thousands to flee. “Among those Christian leaders now criticizing President Trump are several evangelicals who have been loyal supporters, including Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham,” Gjelten writes. Others who have voiced support for the Kurds include the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins and the Christian Broadcasting Network’s Pat Robertson.

Read at NPR