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Turkey-Iraq Tensions May Complicate Battle Against IS in Mosul

As the operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group approaches, tensions between Iraq and Turkey are escalating over Turkey's possible military involvement in the attack. The dispute grew more intense Wednesday after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi warned that the presence of Turkish troops in the north of the country risked provoking a larger regional confrontation. Around 1,000 Turkish troops are stationed near Mosul to protect what Ankara calls "Turkish...

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