Why Turkey is fighting the Kurds who are fighting ISIS

A New York Times piece delves into the U.S.’s twisted deal with Turkey that was intended to bolster the military campaign against ISIS but resulted in Turkish bombs being dropped on key American allies in the fight against IS. The article states Turkey is bombing Kurds who are fighting ISIS in order to prevent the creation of a Kurdish state, but also to further Erdogan’s political strategy of winning back the Turkish nationalist vote.


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