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Can airstrikes alone stop an ISIS ‘massacre’ of Kurds in Kobani?

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http://twitter.com/#!/blakehounshell/status/519431388991606785 There are multiple reports out this morning of coalition aircraft hitting ISIS targets in and around the Kurdish town of Kobani, located on the Syria-Turkey border: U.S. military and partner nation forces have conducted 9 air strikes in #Iraq & #Syria thus far today, including 5 IVO of #Kobane, Syria. — Brett McGurk (@brett_mcgurk) […]

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The other march: An estimated 100,000 Kurds in Syria flee ISIS [photos]

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@NBCNews refugees are passing all you just looking! !! When will you help them also? — Mehmet Akif Paksoy (@akifkemer) September 21, 2014 Horrific: At least 70,000 refugees have crossed into Turkey from Syria in less than 2 days http://t.co/aF4SGmaZTa pic.twitter.com/taD51myfE8 — NBC News (@NBCNews) September 21, 2014 Kurds flee into Turkey in their thousands […]

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Turkey’s “Cold War” With ISIS May Be Warming

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Turkey’s surprise military operation in Syria this weekend highlighted its precarious balancing act with the ISIS militants dug in along its border. View this image › A Turkish tank before a military operation inside Syria late Feb. 21. Stringer/Turkey / Reuters ISTANBUL — Turkey’s decision to launch a surprise military operation into Syria this weekend […]

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Turkish politician finds silver lining in ISIS beheadings

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#AKP MP Emrullah Isler: "#ISIS kills but at least doesn't torture." earlier on twitter. — Occupied Taksim (@OccupiedTaksim) October 8, 2014 The tweet has been deleted — and we don’t speak Turkish — but according to numerous Twitter users, Emrullah İşler, the former deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, really did say that. See this: #Turkey […]

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