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Middle East Istanbul attack aims to counter narrative that ISIS is 'losing'

Yesterday's attack on Europe's third-largest airport is likely to push President Erdogan to make the fight against ISIS his top priority. Thus far he has prioritized the battle against Syria's Assad.

The attack on Istanbul’s main airport by three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers not only targeted the commercial heart of Turkey’s economy, but showed that the jihadist group can still strike with devastating effect despite losing ground and fighters in Syria and Iraq.

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