“Turkish President: Country not sending arms to terrorists in Syria”


CNN
(CNN)The Turkish president says a journalist will pay “a high price” for publishing leaked video footage that purports to show the country’s intelligence agency sending weapons to Syria.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday called out the head of Cumhuriyet — a secularist pro-opposition newspaper — in a live broadcast for publishing the footage.

“The person who published this story as an exclusive story will, I believe, pay a high price for this. I will not leave him be,” said Erdogan, speaking to state broadcaster TRT. MORE

“All It Takes To Cross From Turkey To ISIS-Held Syria Is $25″


HUFFINGTON POST

Refugees and smugglers cross the Syria-Turkey border on April 23, 2013.

Refugees and smugglers cross the Syria-Turkey border on April 23, 2013.

ISIS IS THRIVING ON SELLING OIL ON TURKISH BLACK MARKET


“ISIS resilience challenges US air dominance”


MSNBC

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“Obama ISIS strategy session yields no new plan”


CBS NEWS

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Obama Faces Grim Update on Islamic State Airstrikes

Have you heard?


New York Times

‘THE SECRET CASUALTIES OF IRAQ’S CHEMICAL WEAPONS’“From 2004 to 2011, American and American-trained Iraqi troops repeatedly encountered, and on at least six occasions were wounded by, chemical weapons remaining from years earlier in Saddam Hussein’s rule. In all, American troops secretly reported finding roughly 5,000 chemical warheads, shells or aviation bombs, according to interviews with dozens of participants, Iraqi and American officials, and heavily redacted intelligence documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.” ISIS is now believed to control these chemical weapons. [NYT]

“Turkey denies reaching accord with U.S. on use of air base against Islamic State”


WASHINGTON POST

A U.S. Air Force F-16 warplane prepares to land at Incirlik Airbase in southern Turkey in November 2001. (TARIK TINAZAY/AFP/Getty Images)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 warplane prepares to land at Incirlik Airbase in southern Turkey in November 2001. (TARIK TINAZAY/AFP/Getty Images)

“Turkey approves U.S. use of its bases to fight ISIS”


CBS NEWS

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“U.S. officials: ISIS will capture Kobani, but it’s not a big concern to us”


CNN

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