Turks Living in the Shadow of Iraq

January 4th, 2010 · Comments Off on Turks Living in the Shadow of Iraq

By CHRISTOPHER DELISO YUKSEKOVA, Turkey, Oct. 11, 2002 (UPI) — It is a confusing mix of thatched-roof huts and garish modern apartments, a town where sports cars compete with roaming chickens and cows for the dust-strewn road. In the farthest reaches of Turkey, nestled snugly between Iran and Iraq, is Yuksekova, unpretentious center of drug […]

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Feature: Turks Reinforce Border with Iraq

January 4th, 2010 · Comments Off on Feature: Turks Reinforce Border with Iraq

By CHRISTOPHER DELISO CUKURCA, Turkey, Oct. 10, 2002 (UPI) — Just over a mile from Iraq, in the little town of Cukurca, the sound of Western pop music and the click of billiard balls provide a pleasant distraction from the potential menace just over the next mountain ridge. If war against Iraq begins, more ominous […]

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