Turkey let US-led forces use its bases against the IS, yet, whether it’s going to take a more active part in the international coalition – is still unclear. So, what is it that makes Mr. Erdogan uneasy about fighting the IS? Radio VR is discussing it
Hurriyet Daily News
In August 2013, in the controversial Ergenekon trial, 275 people suspected of plotting a coup were handed sentences of hundreds of years of jail, with many high-ranking army members, journalists and academics being given aggravated life sentences by a .
Istanbul University students recently faced down masked ISIL supporters on their own campus
Ankara on Monday contradicted statements by US government representatives according to which the US would be allowed to use Turkish military bases for attacks on IS militants in northern Syria. The Turkish government must put its bases at the disposal of the alliance and go on the offensive itself, commentators urge, fearing that otherwise there will be no stopping the IS.
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