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Turkish Army Under Growing Pressure as Conflict Against Kurdish Rebels Intensifies

Turkey's military crackdown on the Kurdish rebel group the PKK has seen unprecedented levels of fighting in towns and cities in the predominantly Kurdish region of the country. With the death toll among soldiers rising, a disagreement has erupted between the government and a former army chief. In a rare display of discord, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik told his former chief of the armed forces, Yasar Buyukanit, to be silent and know his place after Buyukanit criticized...

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