Here we go again. The lazy accusations against Turkey begin. Last week, Turkey decided not to sign the U.S.-led Jeddah communiqué to put together an alliance to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This action was interpreted as Turkey being invisible in the war against terror or Turkey turning its back on its Western allies. None of these interpretations are accurate or helpful in destroying ISIS. But what is Turkey trying to do?
I have been writing about how the war on radical terror with conventional weapons did not bring about the expected result of weakening terrorists; on the contrary, the number of terrorists has swelled in recent years.
Turkey is seeking a way to dismantle ISIS without killing peopleCeylan Ozbudak