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US, Turkish Presidents Talk as Ankara Ratchets Up Syria Tension

The Turkish and U.S. presidents spoke by telephone Friday, as Ankara threatens to attack a key Washington ally in the U.S. effort against Islamic State in Syria.  Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump “agreed on the need for more effective coordination within the context of Syria.” The conversation comes as Turkish forces continue a buildup on the Syria border. Erdogan Wednesday said a military operation would be launched in a “few...

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