Monthly Archives: July 2015

Turkey is ‘playing a dangerous game’ with ISIS — and what comes next could … – Business Insider

July 31, 2015
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Business Insider Turkey is ‘playing a dangerous game’ with ISIS — and what comes next could …Business InsiderTurkey just went from being effectively neutral in the conflict brewing on its southern border to opening a war on two fronts against ISIS in northern Syria and the Kurdish PKK in northern Iraq. And what happens next…

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Erdogan Is Pursuing Turkish Self-Interests, Under the Guise of Fighting ISIS – Huffington Post

July 31, 2015
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Deutsche Welle Erdogan Is Pursuing Turkish Self-Interests, Under the Guise of Fighting ISISHuffington PostIronically, these are the same terrorists that Ankara has been arming, assisting their infiltration into Syria, and having them treated in Turkish hospitals. It is estimated that as many as 25,000 foreign and 1,000 Turkish Jihadists have crossed Turkey …Three Turkish soldiers…

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Turkey Escalates Airstrikes on Kurdish Targets in Northern Iraq – New York Times

July 30, 2015
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New York Times Turkey Escalates Airstrikes on Kurdish Targets in Northern IraqNew York TimesTurkish officials said the airstrikes were carried out in response to a string of terrorist attacks in Turkey by militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or P.K.K., a separatist group that waged a 30-year insurgency against Turkish rule. The office …In Turkey’s…

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Obama and the Kurds: Turkish strikes vex Islamic State plan – U.S. News & World Report

July 30, 2015
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U.S. News & World Report Obama and the Kurds: Turkish strikes vex Islamic State planU.S. News & World ReportFILE – In this Jan. 30, 2015, file photo, a Syrian Kurdish sniper looks at the rubble in the Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani. Turkey’s dramatic air campaign against the Islamic State and…

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Turkey’s Focus on Crushing Kurd Extremists Complicates ISIS Efforts – New York Times

July 29, 2015
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BBC News Turkey’s Focus on Crushing Kurd Extremists Complicates ISIS EffortsNew York TimesHe spoke as Turkey, a NATO member, convened an emergency summit meeting of the alliance, suggesting that Kurdish separatists were at least as big a threat to Turkey’s part of the world as the fighters of the Islamic State. The Turks got a…

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NATO pledges ‘strong solidarity’ in Turkish fight against IS – Christian Science Monitor

July 29, 2015
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Christian Science Monitor NATO pledges ‘strong solidarity’ in Turkish fight against ISChristian Science MonitorIstanbul — Turkish jets bombed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey on Tuesday as NATO proclaimed its “strong solidarity” with the country’s fight against the Islamic State group but urged restraint in a campaign that has also targeted Kurdish separatists.Analysis: Turkish leaders intent on…

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