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Why did Turkish intelligence fail at finding Baghdadi?

How did they not know what was going on within shouting distance of their border?

When US special forces disembarked from eight helicopters to raid a compound where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was holed up, they had good intelligence from various sources in Iraq and…

  • Seth J. Frantzman
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They were also just a few kilometers from the Turkish border.

They were so close that their flight path took them into Turkish airspace and they had to tell Turkey and Russia about their request to raid the…

They didn’t tell them all the details of the operation.

How did Turkish intelligence not know what was going on…

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