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Washington’s Tightrope Act in Syria

President Barack Obama's administration is trying to stay on the good side of both Turkey and Syria's Kurds, even as its two partners are increasingly at each others' throats.

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Why Turkey Went to War in Syria

It’s fear of a Kurdish state — even more than the Islamic State. But things could get complicated with Washington supporting Kurdish rebels.

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Watch: Turkey’s Parliament Erupts into Another Fistfight

Pro-Kurdish lawmakers are fighting to stay in Parliament.

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How I Became Another Victim of Erdogan’s Press Crackdown

I used to think I couldn’t be affected by Turkey’s shrinking press freedom. I just discovered how wrong I was.

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The War Between the Islamic State’s Enemies

Thousands of Yazidis have been saved from the jihadi group, but are now victims of infighting among Kurdish militias and the Iraqi government.

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