Any attempt to change Mosul's demographic composition would be a direct threat to Turkey's security, analysts say.
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss how the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has changed over the last year
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnian fighters returning from Syria and Iraq are forming regional militant networks that pose a direct threat to security in the Balkans and beyond, a study warned on Thursday.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the Islamic State group.
In early December Turkey unilaterally invaded Iraq and occupied Mosul; geopolitical analyst Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya suggests that by seizing Mosul Ankara is trying to protect its illicit oil trade.