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Turkey: Mounting US-Turkish Disagreements Threaten Coordination in Syria

In early January US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford visited Ankara to discuss a number of long-term strategic issues with his counterpart, Turkish Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar. Their meeting focused on coordinating Turkey’s cross-border operations against ISIL and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) at a time when Turkish jets are de facto banned from Syrian airspace due to Russian denial of entry since late November. Horizon’s access to the meeting revealed a…

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