Monday, 13 October 2014

America, Turkey, and ISIS

The dire situation of the city of Kobani - sitting bang on the Syria-Turkey border, populated by Kurds, under formidable siege by ISIS, but unaided by Turkey - goes a long way to illustrate the contradictions and incoherence of American policy vis-a-vis the new caliphate.  Here is Patrick Cockburn cutting through the confusion:

US Middle East Strategy in Tatters


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