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Kurdish Forces Are Perfect for Turkey's Defense, but not Turkish Politics

With Turkey facing spill over from the Syrian Civil War and threats from ISIS’ advances, the border between Iraq, Syria, and Turkey has come into focus. 718 more words

Current Events

Turkey won't agree to U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters

Turkey wouldn’t agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, the Associated Press reports.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he would be against the arming of Kurdish forces. 772 more words

Defence Watch

Islamist-Kurdish clashes endanger Turkey peace process

The Islamist militant slid a sheaf of photos across the table – pictures of beaten and burnt corpses, taken nearby in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir. 852 more words


Onwaarschijnlijk Krijgers: Dutch Biker Gang Joins fight Against Islamic State in Iraq

The three men are members of an infamous motorbike gang, No Surrender, the biggest biker club in the Netherlands

Anna Holligan, BBC News, The Hague: Three members of a Dutch motorcycle club with military backgrounds have gone to Iraq to help fight Islamic State (IS), a fellow biker says. 338 more words

War Room

Turkish army tanks take position on top of a hill near Mursitpinar border crossing

Turkish army tanks take position on top of a hill near Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province. A senior Kurdish militant has threatened Turkey with a new Kurdish revolt if it sticks with its current policy of non-intervention in the battle for the Syrian town of Kobani. 43 more words


Turkey’s risky game with NATO and ISIL

Turkey is playing a risky game of chicken in its negotiations with NATO partners who want it to join combat operations against the Islamic State group – and it’s blowing back with violence in Turkish cities, according to the Associated Press. 803 more words

Defence Watch