TURKEY… MOVING ITS MILITARY FORCES TO THE BORDER WITH SYRIA… SEEMINGLY IN PREPARATION FOR AN INVASION… DOUG THE MOVE LEAVING MANY WORRIED ABOUT THE GLOBAL CONSEQUENCES OF AN ARMED CONFLICT BETWEEN TURKISH AND KURDISH FORCES. MADISEN TURKEY’S MILITARY MOBILIZATION… COMING JUST ONE DAY AFTER PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SUDDEN DECISION TO PULL U-S TROOPS OUT OF SYRIA. THE KURDISH ALLIES OF THE U-S NOW FACING A LIKELY CONFRONTATION WITH THE MUCH STRONGER TURKISH ARMY. OFFICIALS IN SYRIA SAY IF TURKEY INVADES THE COUNTRY… KURDISH FORCES WILL HAVE TO FALL BACK AND ABANDON TERRITORY RECLAIMED FROM ISIS… INCLUDING SEVERAL PRISONS AND REFUGEE CAMPS HOLDING THOUSANDS OF ISIS FIGHTERS. MANY NOW WORRY THAT WITHOUT U-S SUPPORT… THE KURDS WILL LOSE CONTROL OF THE AREA… ALLOWING ISIS TO REGROUP. BUT PRESIDENT TRUMP IS STANDING BY HIS DECISION. “AT SOME POINT, WE HAVE TO BRING OUR PEOPLE BACK HOME. AND THAT’S WHAT WE’RE DOING.” Q IS IT A FIRM DECISION, SIR? POTUS: IT’S ALWAYS A FIRM DECISION.” MADISEN THE PRESIDENT TAKING TO TWITTER… SAYING THE U-S IS NOT ABANDONING ITS KURDISH ALLIES AND WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPLY THEM WITH WEAPONS AND MONEY. BUT THE FORMER HEAD OF AMERICAN FORCES IN THE MIDDLE EAST CONDEMNS THE PRESIDENT’S DECISION… SAYING IT THREATENS TO UNDO FIVE YEARS OF FIGHTING AGAINST ISIS. DOUG TWO KNOXVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATES… PREPARING FOR ANOTHER FORUM LATER TODAY… MADISEN WHICH COMMUNITY ISSUES THEY ARE EXPECTED TO ADDRESS…