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"In 1998, Turkey and Syria Narrowly Avoided War" Topic

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2018 10:13 p.m. PST

"Sick and tired of Syria sheltering its arch-enemy the Kurdistan Workers Party, more commonly known by its acronym PKK, in 1998 Turkey threatened to invade.

In the end, diplomacy prevented a potentially bloody war.

On Oct. 4, 1998, a top Turkish commander declared that the two countries were in "a state of undeclared war."…."
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Interesting "what if"….


beingshort108 Dec 2018 1:01 p.m. PST

Could be some I interesting gaming ideas

Legion 408 Dec 2018 2:36 p.m. PST

I'd think so as well … Again in that region, with one side generally using primarily US equipment and the other Russian.

If it did happen, we may not see what is going on in Syria today ?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2018 2:51 p.m. PST



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