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Published 2021-12-07 21:19:17 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Politics, Syria, Turkey
ANKARA – For years, Turkey — a U.S. ally and NATO member — let ISIS and other violent Salafi (Sunni extremist) groups cross its open border with Syria, which some dubbed the “jihadi highway”. Heavily armed ISIS fighters were allowed to freely cross Turkey’s border. ISIS has had strong connections to Turkey over the years, whether through its oil industry or through its willingness to shield wanted members of the Muslim Brotherhood. This “neighbourly” relationship was essential to ISIS’s success, and it continues to be reflected in Turkish decision-making. The nexus between Turkey and ISIS was further confirmed by revelations… Continue ->
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