Turkey Calls for Emergency NATO Meeting on ISIS, Kurds

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Turkey called a rare emergency session of the NATO Alliance today as it opens new offensives against both ISIS and Kurdish forces — which are mutually opposed. James Jeffrey, a former US Ambassador to Turkey and Iraq, is currently a distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute. 

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Photo: North Atlantic Council meeting following Turkey's request for Article 4 consultations
(L-R) NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

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