The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Turks protest the government's response to terror and ISIS.

    Turkey Calls NATO Meeting to Tackle ISIS

    Will the alliance join the fray? Turkey answered long-awaited calls for a response to ISIS late last week, sending jet fighters into Syria, but also targeting Kurdish foes — key U.S. partners against the jihadists — in northern Iraq. The Turkish response, including airstrikes but not ground troops, is seen as critical to creating a “safe zone” for refugees in northern Syria. Ankara has invoked NATO’s Article 4 in response to the threats, calling a Tuesday meeting in which alliance members will discuss Turkey’s defense, which may lead to a bigger anti-militant push.

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