October 10th, 2007

Turkish Troops Prepare Own War on Terror

by Philip Baruth

Since late May, Turkish troops have been massing on the northern Iraqi border, and the Turkish government has been telegraphing a limited incursion, nominally to put down Kurdish rebels but clearly to firm up their general Iraq negotiating posture as well.

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Today, the Turks are making it official: they’ll pretty much roll in whenever they please.

And like all horrific developments, look for George Bush to cite the Turkish threat as proof of the need to station 150,000 Americans in Iraq until 3025.

Making bloody lemonaid out of a batch of Turkish lemons, as it were.