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  1. F-16

    Turkey Takes Aim, Widens Effort to Quash ISIS

    They’ve joined the fight. Turkish leaders have launched air strikes against the jihadists in Syria, using three F-16 fighter jets today in early morning attacks. They’ve also granted the U.S. permission to use two Turkish air bases for combating the militants, which should lead to more strikes and better surveillance. The moves follow Monday’s deadly attack by a suspected ISIS suicide bomber in the border town of Suruc, and signal Turkey’s long-awaited decision to begin aggressively stamping out the violence at its doorstep.

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