The World from Berlin 'Turkey Is Going Down a Highly Dangerous Path'

Turkey's retaliation against Syria marks a dangerous new phase in the conflict -- one that threatens to grow into a regional confrontation. That, though, might be what Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan has in mind, say German editorialists on Friday. It could lead to greater Turkish influence in the Middle East.
Turkish soldiers stand guard in Akcakale near the Turkish-Syria border.

Turkish soldiers stand guard in Akcakale near the Turkish-Syria border.

Foto: BULENT KILIC/ AFP
-- SPIEGEL ONLINE Staff