|Turkey's Syria position spurs violent blowback|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
ISTANBUL — Turkey is playing a risky game of chicken in its negotiations with NATO partners who want it to join combat operations against the Islamic State group — and it’s blowing back with violence in Turkish cities.
As the Islamic militants rampage through Kurdish-held Syrian territory on Turkey’s border, Turkey says it won’t join the fight unless the U.S.-led coalition also goes after the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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