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ISIS, Turkey, and the Propaganda of Intervention
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Eric Draitser (NEO) : Today’s headlines are filled with reports of the imminent fall of the Syrian city of Kobani to forces of the Islamic State (ISIS). There are terrifying descriptions of an imminent massacre and the looming threat to Turkey as Islamic State forces move ever closer to the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkish President Erdogan waxes poetic about how he “warned the West” about the threat IS would pose and the dangers of inaction. It seems that everyone, including security experts and pundits, agree that the situation is critical and that US bombardment alone is powerless to protect the town or halt IS.

And yet, somehow lost amid the din of cries for intervention is the simple fact that it is US policy and the actions of the aforementioned Erdogan along with his counterparts in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, United Arab Emi


Added: Oct-10-2014 Occurred On: Oct-10-2014
By: pest-control
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Syria, Other Middle East
Tags: Propaganda, Knows, No, Bounds
Location: Syria (load item map)
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