Trial by turbulence in Turkey

Date: 10-30-2015 | Category: Articles, Europe, Geopolitics, Mediterranean, Middle East

As the maelstrom of mayhem in the Middle East – from Benghazi to Baghdad and from Tripoli to Tikrit – expands, Turkey, a pillar of U.S. Middle East policy, is facing tough tests from without and within. Sunni-Shi’a strife combined with the rise of ISIS is erasing the post-World War I borders in the Levant, driving a flow of millions of refugees into Europe. On Nov. 1, Turks will go to the parliamentary polls for the second time this year, as the political system deadlocked after a vote held in June proved indecisive. http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/foreign-policy/258612-trial-by-turbulence-in-turkey The Hill October 30, 2015 By Ariel Cohen

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