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Turkey's Expanding Influence in the Gulf of Aden

Nov 1, 2012 | 10:30 GMT
Turkish troops exit a landing ship during a training exercise in France
NICOLAS BENAZET/AFP/Getty Images

Since 2009, the Turkish naval presence in the Gulf of Aden has been as a member of the international counterpiracy mission Combined Task Force 151, and in January the Turkish parliament extended its participation in the mission for another year. The Turks rotate frigates into the region and maintain an almost permanent presence....

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