Friday, March 21, 2003

More on the support we're getting from those valued members of the coalition, the Turks. Having finally deigned to grant Dubya's crew overflight rights (though not the use of air bases, much less support for ground troops), they are now trying to make even that conditional on the US allowing Turkish troops to enter the Iraqi north, where the Kurds have a well-founded fear of Turkish atrocities.

That is, once again, as opposed to France, which has allowed overflight unconditionally. Even the Moonie Times is now asking why Turkey is a member of the coalition, and France is not...


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