"Misjudging Turkey's war on terror
December 26, 2007
THE GLOBE'S editorial on Turkey's fight against terror ('Turkey's harmful empty gesture,' Dec. 18) shows a stunning disregard for the Turkish citizenry.
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The Globe contends that Turkey conducted air strikes in the name of 'nationalist bravado.' In reality, the strikes were conducted in response to PKK terrorist attacks from northern Iraq that have claimed the lives of at least 45 Turkish civilians and soldiers in the past few months. The toll of this campaign has been more than 30,000 in the last two decades."
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