(Demonstrators marched in Istanbul on Sunday to protest an ambush of Turkish soldiers by militants. (AFP/Getty/Bulent Kilic))
(NYTimes) Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, convened an emergency security meeting with Turkey’s top officials on Sunday night, in Ankara...
Ms. Rice called him shortly before the meeting began and asked him to “allow us a few days,” Mr. Erdogan said on national television.
) "The PKK claimed Sunday it captured a number of Turkish soldiers. Eight soldiers were missing, according to private NTV television. There was no official confirmation of the capture."
) "a news agency believed to be linked to the rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) named seven of the missing troops.....
(Turkish) Newspapers have been showing photographs of the dead soldiers, most of them young conscripts, alongside angry headlines screaming for revenge."
Imagine being asked to sit on your hands with eight soldiers in enemy terrorist hands.
(Again, the PKK seems to want this invasion by Turkey
and will likely continue the provocative attacks(terrorism) until they get it.)UPDATE
) "Dozens of Turkish military vehicles loaded with soldiers and heavy weapons rumbled toward the Iraq border on Monday after an ambush by rebel Kurds that killed 12 soldiers and left eight missing." (This doesn't mean they're going across, but it's more pressure