Turkish Army Takes Offensive As Kurdish Rebels Return From Iraq

(Washington Post) Karl Vick - The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an armed group of Turkish Kurds that the State Department calls a terrorist group, maintains a large base in Iraq's Qandil range, about 200 miles north of Baghdad. Analysts estimate that 6,000 PKK guerrillas remain in Iraq, while their numbers inside Turkey have swelled to 2,000.

2005-05-10 00:00:00

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