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Killing of Turkmen Commanders in Syria Complicates IS Fight

The recent killings of two Turkmen anti-Islamic State commanders in northern Syria is raising concerns about how conflicts between competing military forces are impacting the continued fight against IS. "These kinds of incidents complicate the effort against IS," said Talal Silo, the spokesman for U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), one of at least four militias fighting IS. Several groups – Kurds, tribal Turkmen and Turkish-backed rebels – control parts of northern...

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