Turkey getting a little antsy over Syrian Problems

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PostTue Aug 07, 2012 8:21 pm » by Evildweeb

Kurdish Gains in Syria Rattle Turkey

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Kurds in the north of Syria say they have taken control of most of the region's major towns and cities from government forces. And as Henry Ridgwell reports, Turkey fears the twin threats of the Syrian civil conflict spilling over the frontier along with a potential escalation of its internal war against Kurdish separatists.


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PostTue Aug 07, 2012 9:51 pm » by Harbin

Turkey is also afraid of being shown up as the third rate power that is really is. NATO member, modern equipment and all, the east of Turkey is a frontier. Kind of karmic, as the the Turks took Anatolia from the Byzantines from the east.

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