Kurdish War: October 15, 2003


Othman Ocalan, brother of imprisoned PKK leader Apo Ocalan, issued a statement saying that the PKK will resist Turkish troops if they occupy northern Iraq (ie, Iraqi Kurd territory). The statement is both headline-generating bravado and a warning that the PKK could act to trigger trouble for Turkish peacekeepers in Iraq. Stay tuned.


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