Turkey Dubs Syria ‘A Clear Threat’, Vows To Retaliate By David Taintor | June 26, 2012 3:44 a.m. Support The TPM Journalism Fund Contributions allow us to hire more journalists Contributions allow us to provide free memberships to those who cannot afford them Contributions support independent, non-corporate journalism CONTRIBUTE Are you a student? Apply for a free student membership Experiencing financial hardship? Apply for a free community-supported membership David Taintor is a New York-based senior editor who oversees breaking news coverage. He previously worked at NBC News. Have a tip? Send it Here!