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Locating the Turkish Convoy: Analyzing the ISIS Youtube Video

An ISIS youtube video was posted today that showed a number of the vehicles in the Turkish convoy sent to the Suleyman Shah tomb. The video has a lot of geographic markers that I think allows for the identification of … Continue reading

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The Turkish Military Convoy: Unanswered Questions (Update)

On 23 April, the Turkish military sent a large convoy of trucks, tanks, and armored personnel carriers into Syria to resupply the troops stationed at the Suleyman Shah Tomb ( 36° 38′ 19.06″ N, 38° 12′ 27.07″ E). The tomb sits … Continue reading

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The Patriots are here, Now what?

On 15 February, NATO announced that the final of the the six Patriot batteries was operational. According to the press release, “In response to Turkey’s request, NATO Foreign Ministers decided on 4 December 2012 that NATO would ‘augment Turkey’s air … Continue reading

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