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Quadriga: Syrian Crisis Who Is Pulling the Strings?

Tensions are rising between Ankara and Damascus following the latest fatal border incident in Turkey. But still the US and EU refuse to intervene militarily in Syria, despite repeated calls from NATO ally Turkey. The civil war in Syria has claimed more than 70,000 victims up to now. Is there a growing danger that the conflict envelops the region?The twin bombings in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli on Saturday left dozens dead and have heightened tensions between Ankara and neighbouring Syria. Reyhanli is a hub for Syrian refugees and the Syrian oppostion. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed Damascus for the attacks and has once more urged the United Nations to take action against the country's leader Bashar al-Assad.US President Barack Obama is also coming under increasing pressure from Ankara and other NATO allies. This is not the first deadly bomb attack on Turkish soil. And Syrian refugees continue to flood into neighbouring states. How long can the West k

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