Turkey’s strikes on Kurds could drag US into new front, military sources fear

A Fox News report details the problems that have arisen from the Obama Administration’s deal with Turkey, which supposedly agreed to join the fight against ISIS. Just hours after reaching the deal, a Turkish officer told coalition leaders that, in 10 minutes, Turkey would bomb Kurdish militants in Northern Iraq. At the time, U.S. special forces were training Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the area, meaning Turkey nearly bombed U.S. troops. Now, Turkey may have opened up a new front — on the PKK — within the U.S.-led coalition’s war on ISIS, military sources say. Additionally, blowback came Monday with the attack on the U.S. consulate in Istanbul.


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