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Tensions in the Middle East | The Libyan Conflict

The US killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani led to an escalation in tensions that were already at a fever pitch since US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from Iran's nuclear deal. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the region is already going through a painful time and will work to diffuse the situation. So, what consequences will the heightened Iran-US tensions have for the Middle East and Gulf nations? Plus, Turkey has started deploying troops to Libya to support the UN-backed government and fend off an offensive in Tripoli by warlord Khalifa Haftar and his rebel forces. Is a peaceful resolution to the bloody conflict in Libya possible soon? Guests: Borzou Daragahi Senior Fellow at Atlantic Council Emre Ersen Associate Professor at Marmara University

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This is how US media weighed in on Iran’s retaliatory strikes

Defending Libya: Turkish parliament approves bill to deploy troops to Libya

Defending Libya: Turkish parliament approves bill to deploy troops to Libya

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Pentagon denies US troop withdrawal from Iraq

Turkey to send troops to Libya as soon as possible - Erdogan

Turkey to send troops to Libya as soon as possible - Erdogan

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Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

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Protests Mount Over Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’

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Turkey’s Silicon Valley

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Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Dead on Arrival?

Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Dead on Arrival?

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Is the Syrian War Taking a Dangerous Turn?

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Trump’s Middle East Plan

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Turkey’s Renewed Push in North Africa | Flashpoints in the Aegean

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