The first recent crisis between Turkey and the U.S. erupted in early October last year, after the latter announced that it had airdropped ammunition and other military equipment to Syria’s Democratic Union Party (PYD) despite Ankara’s strong objection
Obscure Kurdish Group Claims Hand in Bombing Turks

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed 28 in Turkey’s capital, but Turkey’s leaders continued to blame a different Kurdish group, an ally of the United States.
The Committee to Protect Journalists said the journalist, Rami Jarrah, had been detained for unclear reasons after reporting in Syria.
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Natalie Nougayrède[1]
The Guardian
Friday 5 February 2016

If there were any doubts about Vladimir Putin’s objectives in Syria, the recent Russian military escalation around this city must surely have set them aside

This is the second time in the past five months that Turkey’s capital has been hit by terrorist carnage
Kurdish militant group Tak claims responsibility for Ankara car bomb

Kurdistan Freedom Hawks, once affiliated to outlawed Kurdistan Workers party, say bomb was response to Turkish policies

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