A Middle Eastern state has invaded a neighbouring territory with ground troops and airstrikes, retaliating against attacks by militants who are angry that their people live under what they claim to be persecution by that state.
Sound familiar? Of course it does. If the state involved is Israel, this is what the far-left, Palestinian solidarity movement reacts angrily to every time that state stirs to defend itself against terrorism by Hamas.
Those who keep watch over the Palestinian solidarity movement may be surprised to learn that a very similar scenario has been unfolding in the Middle East over the past week. They may not have noticed it because the so-called “peace” activists who align themselves with the Palestine solidarity movement seem to have not taken notice of it.
It’s a short description of what’s been taking place in Turkey and Iraq over the past week, as Turkish forces have been launching incursions into Iraq in response to attacks by Kurdish militants.
They’re attacking camps occupied by the Kurdistan Workers Party (also known as the PKK).
This has been happening periodically since at least 2007. As recently as August 2011, civilian casualties have been reported....More >>