The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem

The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem
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For years, Ankara has been tolerating the rise of the extremist Islamic State. But now that the jihadists are conquering regions just across the border in northern Syria, concern is growing that Islamist terror could threaten Turkey too. By Katrin Elger, Hasnain Kazim, Christoph Reuter and Holger Stark more... Comment ]



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