FROM Catherine James
Turkish President Warns of ISIS on Its Border 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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