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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Turkey Warns It May Preemptively Attack Kurds in Iraq The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Turkey is warning it will preemptively attack northern Iraq unless the U.S. removes Kurdish rebel groups from the mountains of Northern Iraq. Turkey's Foreign Minister told the Los Angeles Times, "Turkey has the right to take preemptive action to defend its own security interests, just as Israel and the United States do. The U.S. government must take this issue seriously." Roger Stroope Northern Arizona University Flagstaff USA In response to reporters and critics queries during the first Gulf War; "I firmly believed we should not march into Baghdad ...To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us and make a broken tyrant, into a latter-day Arab hero …" George H. W. Bush (41) "...assigning young soldiers to a fruitless hunt for a securely entrenched dictator and condemning them to fight in what would be an unwinnable urban guerrilla war." George H. W. Bush (41) In response to reporters query relating to attacks against US service people; "Bring 'em on!" George W. Bush (43) July 3, 2003 _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk