The Flow of Jihadists into Syria Dries Up as Turkey Cracks Down on the Border

(Washington Post) Erin Cunningham - For years, Turkey's porous border with Syria provided a lifeline for the Islamic State, allowing the group to ferry weapons and fighters to build its brutal "caliphate." But where jihadists once streamed over this frontier, Turkish authorities have intensified police patrols to block the illicit flow in recent days. Turkish security forces were also rounding up alleged sympathizers of the Islamic State in Turkey.

2015-08-03 00:00:00

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