Kurds Fear Another Assault From Turkey


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Iraq's Kurdish Foreign Minister believes that there are as many as 140,000 Turkish troops on the border with Iraq and that the Turkish military has prepared plans for an invasion.

There is some doubt as to whether such reports are credible. The Pentagon says no such build up is visible by satellite.

Turkey does, however, have a great deal of motivation to enter Northern Iraq which has become a safe-haven for Kurdish terrorists who have been making cross-border attacks into Turkey.

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