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US, Iraq Back Syrian Kurdish-led March on Raqqa, Turkey Objects


As the Iraqi army, supported by other anti-Islamic State forces, battles to oust the militants from Mosul in Iraq, Kurdish-led forces in Syria are marching toward Raqqa, another major Islamic State stronghold. A U.S.-led coalition is supporting local efforts to defeat the terrorists in both countries. Turkey, however, is critical of any Kurdish-led military action, fearing it would strengthen the Kurdish independence movement. Zlatica Hoke reports.

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