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What's US really doing at Turkey's Incirlik Air Base?

It is still not clear what agreement has been reached on the use of the Incirlik Air Base by anti-IS coalition planes.
Crew members leave from a U.S. Navy P-3 Orion Maritime patrol aircraft after it landed at Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 25, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer  - RTX1LSLM
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an Aug. 5 statement, “We have come a long way on the opening of the Incirlik Air Base. Turkey and the United States will soon launch a comprehensive war against [the Islamic State (IS)]." The news made headlines the world over.

Seven hours later, a statement from the US Department of Defense reported a “deadly attack from the base in southern Turkey” on IS targets near Raqqa. This attack was most likely carried out by an armed US unmanned aerial vehicle that was already deployed at Incirlik

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