June 23, 2014
Turkey's Best Ally: The Kurds
Mustafa Akyol, New York Times
The Associated Press
When the Iraqi city of Mosul was captured on June 10 by the armed militias of the, or ISIS, many world leaders were shocked and concerned. Turkey’s leaders were more alarmed than most; ISIS militants stormed the Turkish consulate in Mosul and kidnapped 100 Turkish citizens, some of them diplomats. As I write, the hostages, including two babies, are still in the hands of ISIS.
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