Oct 09

Turkey, Kurd tensions worry U.S. in fight for Kobani

WASHINGTON — Even as it prods Turkey to step up in the global fight against Islamic State militants, the United States is worried that Ankara might use military action to target Kurdish fighters who are the last line of defense…

Aug 11

U.S. begins sending arms to Kurdish forces in Iraq

The officials wouldn't say which U.S. agency is providing the arms or what weapons are being sent, but one official said it isn't the Pentagon. The CIA has historically done similar quiet arming operations.

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