Turks and Kurds re-living history?

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angular said:
Kurds attack Turkish soldiers in cross-border incursions:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7055004.stm

Poles attack Germans in cross-border incursion:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gleiwitz_incident

(I know it's Wikipedia, but even so). A nice quote, "I shall give a propaganda reason for starting the war; whether it is plausible or not. The victor will not be asked whether he told the truth."
Over 52,000 dead in a 20 year conflict all so they can stage a costly incursion into the barren Kurdish mountains of Iraq. Frightfully devious chap Johnny Turk.
 

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