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Middle East US, Turkey look to create 'IS-free' zone in northern Syria

The discussions come amid a major tactical shift in Turkey's approach to the Islamic State group.

Burhan Ozbilici/AP

The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State group out of a strip of Syrian territory along the Turkish border, a move that would further embroil Turkey in Syria's civil war and set up a potential conflict with US-backed Kurdish forces.

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