Iran may reap a political bonanza from increased tensions between Turkey and the U.S. sparked by Kurdish guerrilla attacks on Turkish forces near the border with Iraq. Iran’s radical Islamic government is wooing the Turks by showcasing its bombardment of the camps of Kurdish fighters along its border, according to experts on the region. The Iranians draw a pointed contrast between their willingness to act and what Turks see as a failure by the U.S. and its Iraqi partners to move against other Kurdish camps in northern Iraq. (Bloomberg)

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