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Tensions Rise With Turkey as Syrian Kurds Advance

Tensions are mounting once gain between Turkey and Syrian Kurds, complicating Western efforts to develop a local ground force in Syria able to counter Islamic State (IS) militants, and roiling relations between Washington and its NATO ally. A U.S.-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish fighters and Arab rebel groups is being warned by Turkish authorities to pull back east of the Euphrates after crossing the river following the ouster of IS fighters from a strategic dam over the weekend. The...

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