ISIS Runs Americans Out Of Turkey

image.pngISTANBUL — The Obama administration became on Tuesday the latest Western government to move to protect its citizens in an increasingly volatile Turkey, ordering some 700 family members—and almost 300 pets—of military personnel to leave the country because of the danger of imminent terrorist attacks. The Pentagon said family members of military staff at the Incirlik airbase in southern Turkey, which serves as a launch pad for attacks on the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) in nearby Syria, would be evacuated, as would families at two smaller bases in Izmir and in Mugla in western Turkey. The Stars and Stripes reported around 670 people and 287 pets would start leaving Turkey on Wednesday. Read More