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Map of Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base relative to Kobani, Raqqa, Mosul, and Erbil. (Adapted from Wikimedia) [Update, July 24, 2015: Also see our map of a potential U.S. no-fly zone in Syria based from Incirlik Air Base].

On October 13, 2014, Turkey’s government appeared briefly to have decided to approve the use of Incirlik Air Base for coalition bombing missions into Syria against ISIS. This was quickly reversed.