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Suicide Bombing Connected To Turkish Policies on Syria, Iran

To the extent Turkey is active in Middle Eastern politics, especially in Syria, and is a party to confrontation with Iran, all the "terror exports" of the Middle East will be heading to the Turkish market, writes Cengiz Candar.
A security officer stands after an explosion at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara on February 1, 2013 in this picture provided by Milliyet Daily Newspaper. A suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, blowing the door off a side entrance and sending smoke and debris flying into the street. Ankara Governor Alaaddin Yuksel said the attacker was inside U.S. property when the explosives were d

Who was behind the suicide bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, and what did it mean?

Without missing a beat, Turkey’ newspaper columnists and TV commentators began their diagnosis and analysis. Of course, alongside them was an avalanche of "terror experts," as TV anchors like to label them, who appeared from nowhere, sharing expertise of unknown origins.

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