MESOP : OBAMA’S CLOSE ALLIES – Turkey Blames Kurdish Militia for Ankara Attack, Challenging U.S. / WHILE MERKEL BETS ON ERDOGAN-OBAMA BETS ON PKK

By TIM ARANGO and CEYLAN YEGINSU – NEW YORK TIMES – 19 Feb 2016 – In blaming a Syrian Kurdish militia supported by the United States, Turkey added urgency to a question its president asked about American support. Read more