Turkish gambit

Print edition : November 27, 2015

A view of the Syrian city of Kobani from a hilltop outside Suruc town, on the Turkey-Syria border, immediately after an air strike by the U.S.-led coalition. Photo: Vadim Ghirda/AP

A protester aims fireworks at the riot police during a demonstration on July 20 in Istanbul after a suicide bombing in the Turkish town of Suruc near the Syrian border killed at least 31. Photo: YASIN AKGUL/AFP

Families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul arrive at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Arbil in Iraq's Kurdistan region. Photo: REUTERS

Turkey’s decision to launch air attacks on the Kurdistan Workers Party’s bases is widely viewed as an extremely dangerous move that will further complicate the situation in the region.
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