Islamic State Carries the War Into the Heart of Turkey
Tuesday's Istanbul attack differs from past attacks: It was motivated by nationalism, not sectarian or ethnic concerns. Turkey now finds itself hemmed in on three violent sides and one heavily weighing diplomatic front.
Sultanamet Square and its surroundings are one of the most popular tourist magnets in Istanbul. A short distance sway is the ancient covered market, the magnificent Blue Mosque and hundreds of shops and...
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