Big Picture Splitter 16/09/14

SFI_Meta_LagebildFrage des Tages: Nach dem Irak – Wohin wird sich der Anti-Terror Krieg der USA weiter richten? Und was würde ein regionaler Krieg im Nahen Osten für uns bedeuten?

DIE WELTIrak: US-Jets bombardieren erstmals den IS nahe Bagdad

Erstmals seit Beginn der Anti-Terror-Offensive haben die USA die IS-Milizen unweit der Hauptstadt Bagdad attackiert. In Syrien sollen Flugzeuge bei Angriffen durch Assad-Truppen zurückschießen.

The New York Times: ISIS Draws a Steady Stream of Recruits From Turkey

(…) The United States has put heavy pressure on Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to better police Turkey’s 560-mile-long border with Syria. Washington wants Turkey to stanch the flow of foreign fighters and to stop ISIS from exporting the oil it produces on territory it holds in Syria and Iraq.

So far, Mr. Erdogan has resisted pleas to take aggressive steps against the group, citing the fate of 49 Turkish hostages ISIS has held since militants took over Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul, in June.

#OutsideInsights:

FARS News Agency: Syrian Army Continues Advances in Hama Province

The Syrian army continued its advances in those areas of the recently-recaptured Hama province which were still under militants’ control, and cleared their path for making similar advances towards the Northeastern Idlib province.

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