Did anyone else miss the fact that 15 Turkish soldiers and police were killed by Kurdish rebels last week? The fuse on the Middle East powder keg is getting shorter by the day. If Turkey moves on Iraqi Kurdistan WWIII truly may not be far behind.
Turkish officials signaled Tuesday they are prepared to send the army into northern Iraq if U.S. and Iraqi forces do not take steps to combat Turkish Kurdish guerrillas there - a move that could put Turkey on a collision course with the United States.[Hat Tip: AMERICAblog]