Turkey appears keen to show the international community that it is taking a strong stance against Islamic extremists and that it has zero tolerance for terrorism. 

Earlier this month, the Turkish army opened fire on a convoy of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) - a jihadist group active in Iraq and Syria. This was in retaliation for a series of cross-border strikes that hit Turkish soil. Turkey has also warned of possible terrorist attacks in Istanbul after receiving intelligen...


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