Turkey Takes Preemptive Action Against Kurds The Kurds are scattered across Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria. They've periodically held uprisings in all four countries. Turkey launched attacks last week against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq in an attempt to crush any attempt to carve out an independent state.
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Turkey Takes Preemptive Action Against Kurds

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Turkey Takes Preemptive Action Against Kurds

Turkey Takes Preemptive Action Against Kurds

Turkey Takes Preemptive Action Against Kurds

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The Kurds are scattered across Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria. They've periodically held uprisings in all four countries. Turkey launched attacks last week against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq in an attempt to crush any attempt to carve out an independent state.