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Explosive accusations against Turkey are exposing a major problem for Obama

Business Insider, by NATASHA BERTRAND AND MICHAEL B KELLEY, Aug. 25, 2015:

US-trained rebels allege that Turkish intelligence tipped off Al Qaeda’s al-Nusra Front and orchestrated the kidnapping of US-trained rebels entering Syria, … 544 more words

Counter Jihad Report

The U.S. and Turkey Will Soon Launch 'Comprehensive' Operations Against ISIS

Turkey’s Foreign Minister said Monday that Washington and Ankara have agreed on a plan to flush out ISIS extremists from the Turkey-Syria border.

In an interview with Reuters, Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two nations would soon launch “comprehensive” air operations to clear ISIS from a 50-mile long border zone in northern Syria. 109 more words

▶ Video Panel: Syria What's Ahead? Diplomacy or Military Escalation

An ALERT on Dangerous U.S. War Moves – U.S. bombing to support “moderate rebels” new inspections for chemical weapons, “Safe Zone” on Turkish border, new U.S. 136 more words

Military Madness

WHY THE NEW SYRIAN ARMY FAILED: WASHINGTON AND UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE

By David Maxwell

The Obama administration did not allow the U.S. military to conduct a proper unconventional warfare campaign, making the failure of Washington’s favored Syrian rebels inevitable. 251 more words

Current Events

Now for the reality check

Full confession: this is the third thing I’ve written about Syria in the last two days mostly because I knew I was going on TV… 749 more words

Furriners

Tag team effort

Putting two and two together, Mohammad Javad Zarif’s recent travels and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent chat with Saudi FM Adel al-Jubeir point to a coordinated push by Bashar al-Assad’s two biggest allies, Russia and Iran, to follow-up the nuclear deal by recharging some kind of peace process in Syria. 715 more words

Furriners

Harper seeks 'quick fix' on terrorism, says mom of radicalized Calgarian killed in Syria

CALGARY – An Alberta woman whose 22-year-old son was killed while fighting with Islamic extremists in Syria says Stephen Harper is looking for a “quick fix” to deal with terrorism instead of addressing the root cause of radicalized youth. 559 more words

Canada