Turkish President Warns of ISIS on Its Border

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Turkish President Erdogan warned today that ISIS is about to take over a town on Turkey’s border with Syria. He called for a “ground operation” to defeat the so-called Islamic State, saying bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition are “not enough.”

Catherine James is a freelance reporter writing for the Guardian newspaper in Great Britain. She’s been reporting from the Turkey-Syria border, and joins us now from Turkey.

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Guest:
Catherine James - The Guardian - @cathjam

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Jenny Hamel, Claire Martin