Oil prices rise on word of Turkish troops crossing into Iraq
Wednesday, June 06, 2007
NEW YORK — Gasoline futures fell on Wednesday after the government reported an unexpectedly large increase in gasoline inventories last week and a surprising decline in refinery utilization.
But while July oil initially followed gasoline lower, it jumped when news broke that several thousand Turkish troops had crossed into northern Iraq to chase Kurdish guerrillas.
See also here.
As if things are already not bad enough in Iraq, with US troops and over 600,000 dead Iraqis, British etc. troops … now also troops of the Turkish army, Washington’s old and trusted NATO ally … that will really help [sarcasm off].
Thought, doubtlessly, like in 2003, some idiot will scream all over the media that Iraqis will welcome these troops with flowers …