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Turkey Invades Iraq


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TURKEY INVADES IRAQ

In its biggest show of force since the 1974 Cyprus war, Turkey rushed 35,000 troops into northern Iraq to try to wipe out Turkish Kurdish rebel bases. The U.S., which apparently signed off on the move, sees it as a way of putting pressure on Iraq's Saddam Hussein. The hope is that the Iraqi military will bridle at seeing the Turks push into Iraqi territory.EDITED BY STANLEY REED


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