Coalition of the Unwilling: Turkey Launches Airstrikes Against Kurdish Separatists

France 24

Turkey’s swung into action with air strikes… Not against the jihadists of ISIS who are besieging the Syrian border town of Kobani, but rather against the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party.

It’s the first attack against PKK positions in Turkey since a ceasefire went into effect two years ago. This comes as Washington’s trying to persuade Turkey to allow the anti-ISIS coalition to use its Injirlik air base. Is this shaping up to be a coalition of the unwilling?

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