Turkish military forces of the Jandarma (police) block access at the Mursitpinar crossing gate near the Syrian border, where Syrian Kurdish people seek to pass, on Sunday. Turkey's leader says the country is willing to fight ISIS. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters wave posters of Turkey's first president, Kemal Ataturk, before a police barricade outside the Silivri jail complex in Silivri, Turkey, on Monday. Scores of people were sentenced for their roles in what's being dubbed the Ergenekon plot. AP hide caption

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Turkeyish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his address today in Ankara. AP hide caption

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