World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Simon Tisdall
Direct Turkish military engagement and the creation of a buffer zone could serve to curb growing Kurdish self-rule aspirations
The Turkish government is waiting to receive the go ahead from parliament today to take military action against the IS in Syria and Iraq. Ankara has the right to protect itself from the terrorist militia, some commentators believe. Others suspect Turkey of pursuing its own interests in neighbouring countries.
As the Islamic State rolls north, Turkey reconsiders military action
… East expressed a willingness to deal with the Islamic State problem, Turkey’s reluctance to become involved put Turkey in a rather difficult and isolated position, and now it’s trying to get out of it,” Ilter Turan, a political scientist at