But the jury is in: to deal effectively with Islamic State, Turkey must be dealt with -- and yes, Russia is aware of this, according to what Greg told John. The challenge has been getting the U.S. and European NATO powers to acknowledge the situation and act. It looks as if they're realizing this.
The other part of the podcast is also a don't miss -- Cam Simpson's deconstruction of how IS is funded. There are some surprises related to the IS oil business.
Fri 11/20/15: Hr2: ISIS Murder Raid in Nigeria: Gregory Copley, Defense& Foreign Affairs. Cam Simpson, Bloomberg Businessweek.