Letters and Politics

Turkey steps up its fight against ISIS…and the Kurds

Turkey says it’s intensifying its campaign against the Islamic State but the┬árecipients of the attacks have been Kurdish independence fighters who are leading the war on the ground against ISIS. Meanwhile the United States is left trying to play both sides.

We’ll talk about this complicated and deadly dynamic with regional security analyst Gareth Jenkins. Jenkins is a Fellow at the Institute for Security and Development Policy. He’s based in Istanbul.

Then, Economist Dean Baker about the Republican fight over the Export-Import Bank. Baker is co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

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