Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The other war in Iraq

In case you missed it on American TV, Turkey invades Iraq:

And yes, it is a real war between the Kurdish PKK and the Turkish Armed Forces, with both Turkish and Kurd casualties:

Caption: Mother Nesrin Ulucan, left, and sister Sevcan Ulucan, right, mourn over the flag wrapped coffin of Turkish Army Lt. Gurcan Ulucan during a funeral ceremony in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008. Lt. Ulucan was killed during the clashes with Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

Thank goodness that CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, MSNBC, CNN, FOXnews work so hard to keep us Americans informed!

Quick, tell me what is the latest "hot" stock I should buy? And what is up with Britney these days?

Pssst! This has been going on for a while now. The Turkish invasion started on Friday, Feb 22, 2008.

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opit said...

Not only has it been going on for a while, but it was predicted. Vanity Fair is only one site that has been sounding the alarm for years : TomDispatch another, and on. I was going to refer to my link cache at TPM Cafe to get the NSA Archive designation for Desert Crossing - only to find it missing. That's the wargame scenario for after the invasion of Iraq.
WTF : this guy seems crazy but OMG does he come up with some hummers.

opit said...

Huh. That wasn't so hard after all :
NSAEBB/NSAEBB207/index.htm Try it before it gets broken again. I couldn't post it into comments as it's too long to fit.
I keep all sorts of interesting items on my shelf at the website. When WordPress delisted oldephartteintraining I set up a new index.

AmericanGoy said...

Found the

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