Kurds protest against Turkey as IS advances on Kobane

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Turkish troops and tanks have lined the border but have not crossed into Syria.

I have a hard time thinking that Turkey is against the ideal of a Caliphate. More likely to me, Turkey is against the idea that the Caliphate shaping up will not be a part of the once great Ottoman Empire. The USA is not now fighting a war against a Caliphate in the Middle East. The USA is fighting a war against the opposition to its homeland. A Caliphate in the Middle East is not against the interest of the USA, if we convert to natural gas and defend the homeland.

I think my saying that the fight in the Middle East is now against ISIS, but not one against a Caliphate, is also true of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). I am sure both Turkey and KSA are more than willing to battle ISIS, if it means that…

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