Published Saturday, October 6, 2012
Source URL: http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/turkey-hones-its-killing-skills
On October 4, the Turkish daily Sözcü proclaimed on its website : “We hit Syria!”
Numerous Syrian soldiers were reported dead as a result of the hit, which took place in response to a Syrian mortar strike that killed a woman and four children, all from the same family, in the Turkish border town of Akçakale. The hit stands to be repeated now that the Turkish parliament has officially authorized  future military action against its southern neighbor.
To some observers, this authorization may appear redundant. It is common knowledge that Turkey is playing host to anti-Syrian regime combatants, who stage incursions from Turkish territory, and, as the British Independent noted  in June of this year: Read the rest of this entry »