Question on Military Strategy

LaSainte lasainte at earthlink.net
Thu Mar 20 12:53:27 MST 2003


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From: <loupaulsen at attbi.com>
To: <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2003 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: Question on Military Strategy


> Cherie:
> > Also, I recall that warplanes based in Europe are being used, ones that
can
> > fly 8,500 miles before having to be refueled. I guess I was hoping Bush,
> > Rumsfeld, Powell and the rest of the thugs were being thwarted by
> > limitations imposed by the lack of cooperation by most of the Middle
East
> > countries.
>
> Well, up until today the planes from Europe couldn't fly over Turkey.  But
now
> they can, because the Turkish parliament has granted them overflight
rights.
>
> lp

Yes, undoubtedly the Turkey government saw it as a compromise between the
carrot/switch of the U.S. and the antiwar sentiment of its own people.

cpleau



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