In The Media
- (NBC News) ISIS Fighters Seize Syria's Tabqa Air Base From Syrian Regime
- August 25, 2014
ISIS militants seized a vital government air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, according to state television. Tabqa air base was the Syrian regime's last stronghold in the area. "It will facilitate attacks towards the north by the south Turkish borders," according to Laith Alkhouri, a senior analyst at New York-based intelligence consulting firm Flashpoint Global Partners.
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