Turks Wary of Government Support for Syria Strike

September 2013
Journal of Turkish Weekly;9/11/2013, p9
The article reports that Turkish citizens are apprehensive about the possibility of retaliation by Syria in light of an impending U.S. military strike. It notes that while the Turkish government has held crisis meetings and deployed troops to the country's southern border towards Syria, political observers showed concern about Turkey's vulnerability as a Syrian target if it supports a U.S. strike. The article cites that most Turks do not agree to political support for U.S. military action.


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