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Turkey to Vote on Syria Policy

Soner Cagaptay

Turkey has thus far avoided overt participation in the international airstrikes against ISIS, reflecting its continued vulnerability to the group and its complex policy priorities in neighboring Syria.

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The Khorasan Group Should Scare Us

Matthew Levitt

Targeting Khorasan's leader is important, but what makes the group so frightening is its presence in Syria, where al-Qaeda explosives experts can mingle with radicalized foreign fighters carrying Western passports.

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China's Military Presence in the Gulf

Michael Singh

Little noticed amid the tumult in Syria, two Chinese naval ships -- a guided missile destroyer, the Changchun, and a frigate, the Changzhou -- visited the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on Monday and began a four-day joint exercise with Iranian naval forces... Read the full article on the Wall...

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Defeating ISIS: Strategy and Implementation