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Turkey’s New “War on Terror” Mainly Targeting Kurds


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Turkey’s New “War on Terror” Mainly Targeting Kurds

Juan Cole

What was at first announced as a new Turkish turn toward attacks on Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) on Friday has quickly become largely a campaign against Kurds instead. It is being alleged that the Turkish Air Force launched dozens of strikes against bases of the Kurdistan Workers Party over the border in Iraq on Saturday, and just 4 against Daesh positions in Syria.