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Karna Upadhyay Conflict/Cooperation WSJ 3/6/03 Turkey’s military backs US On Wednesday, Turkey’s military said that it would support the US if they wanted to get into Iraq. This was a surprising statement because according to their polls, 94% of Turks are against a war with Iraq. Gen. Ozkok addressed these concerns by saying that if Turkey helps the US, it will be shorter and less people will have to die. This is also a big push to the UN to pass a measure allowing US deployment in the US. This is news because the support of Turkey’s powerful military will be immensely
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Unformatted text preview: valuable to the US in a war with Iraq. It also might be enough to sway the UN into supporting the US in a war. Another reason it’s important is because, as Gen. Ozkok said, a shorter war will be beneficial for the entire world. This article reminds me of Vietnam War, which was a long and drawn out war. The Turkish military says that it does not want the same thing to happen, but rather have a quick war, which would be fewer deaths on both sides....
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