Turkey Is Bombing Both ISIS and Kurds Linked to Forces Fighting Militants

July 29, 2015 9:20 AM

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Turkey Is Bombing Both ISIS and Kurds Linked to Forces Fighting Militants

Turkey's abrupt decision to jump into the fight against ISIS with airstrikes should have been a win for the U.S. — but the package deal that came with the operations has put its allies in a pickle.

ISIS has not been the sole target of Ankara's freshly-launched firepower: Turkish warplanes have also started bombing Kurdish fighters linked to very forces battling ISIS. How is it, then, that Turkey is fighting both sides of the same war? It's complicated.

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