On the third day of its cross-border offensive against Kurdish fighters, the Turkish military pushed farther into northeastern Syria Friday. More than a dozen civilians have been reported killed in the widely condemned assault, while Turkey's Defense Ministry claimed its forces have killed 277 Kurdish fighters and have lost only one of their own. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of Syrians are said to have fled their homes.
What's happening in Washington? President Donald Trump is facing growing calls to respond to the mounting violence, with some sources suggesting that sanctioning Ankara is his most likely option.