30 Jan '16, 10pm

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US Vice President Joe Biden (left) gestures during a news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu after a roundtable meeting on Jan. 23 in Istanbul. (Photo: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images) CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE ANKARA — Fearing that jihadist infiltration through Turkey’s notoriously porous border with Syria will keep exposing Western cities to the risk of terror attacks, the United States is pressuring Turkey to secure the least secure piece of its borderline, supporting the idea with provisions of US gear. The US and Turkey, both of which are NATO allies, have committed to better coordinate efforts to fight the radical Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL. US Vice President Joe Biden was in Turkey at the end of January, seeking new measures to augment the allied campaign against ISIL. He met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erd...

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