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Sunday, October 12, 2014

U.S. Troops to use Turkish military bases

Obama administration officials have urged the Turkish government to play a more significant role in fighting the extremists who have seized large parts of Iraq and Syria and driven refugees into Turkey.

After dithering for weeks while watching the bloodbath with ISIS from across their border, Turkey finally allows the U.S. to use several of their bases for 'some' military training and operations. The NY Times article dosen`t go into specifics of the agreement, but at least it is a start in the right direction from our NATO ally that often acts as anything but that...