WE DON’T NEED NO STINKIN’ TURKEY LTG David McKiernan, who commands the US-UK task force that would conduct the ground campaign in Iraq tells WaPo that he is prepared to attack “with or without Turkey” and that a full-fledged northern front is not critical to defeating President Saddam Hussein’s forces. It would be easier, though.

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