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US Lawmakers Weigh Turkish Anti-terror Moves

Turkey’s two-pronged campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants and Kurdish PKK forces is provoking mixed reactions from U.S. lawmakers. Both a more assertive Turkish role against IS and, more particularly, Turkish permission for the United States to use Incirlik air base for airstrikes on IS targets, are welcomed by Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill. “Strategically, [Incirlik] is very well located,” Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) told VOA. “During most of the Gulf War and...

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