Mosul operation sees Turkey flex its muscles

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Series Details 31.10.16
Publication Date 31/10/2016
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Ankara’s new security doctrine sees a greater role for military intervention in its ‘backyard’.

Turkey wanted a a role in the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, by virtue of being a member of the anti-ISIL coalition.

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ESO: Background information: What Would Victory in Mosul Look Like?
BBC News, 24.10.16: Will Turkish ambitions complicate fight for Mosul?
Al Jazeera, 03.11.16: Iraq-Turkey tension rises amid battle for Mosul

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