U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey




 
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October 15th, 2014  
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Topic: U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey


By Humeyra Pamuk and Daren Butler MURSITPINAR Turkey/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - American-led forces have sharply intensified air strikes in the past two days against Islamic State fighters threatening Kurds on Syria's Turkish border after the jihadists' advance began to destabilize Turkey. The coalition had conducted 21 attacks on the militants near the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani over Monday and Tuesday and appeared to have slowed Islamic State advances there, the U.S. military said, but cautioned the situation remained fluid. U.S. ...




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