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#1 The Turks I understand, since cross-border rounds are insult to their mustaches. But are the Syrians actually firing on someone/something specific? All these reports sound like stray rounds or inshallah fire control.
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-09 00:07||
#2 Russia + prolly Iran aren't likely to care as long as there is no escalation by either side.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-09 00:44||
#3 The Turks I understand...But are the Syrians
It's probably Turk sponsored "freedom fighters". Erdogan wanted to start a war for a long time---and he's not crazy enough, yet, to start one with Israel.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-10-09 01:21||
#4 There's no question that the mortar rounds are being fired by the Syrian Govt. Each mortar round carries a message "F*ck you Turkey" and is personally signed by Assad.
Posted by tipper 2012-10-09 02:44||
#5 Do I care? Green on green is great. How can we keep both sides going to the benefit of the Kurds?
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-10-09 08:37||
#6 Turkey is a member of NATO whose members automatically are guaranteed NATO/aka us troops if attacked.