U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen has given the green light for delivery of a Patriot missile battery to Turkey. The battery, including three launchers, will be located near Incirlik Air Base to protect against possible Iraqi retaliatory strikes in response to last month's Operation Desert Fox. Thirty-eight U.S. aircraft are based at Incirlik, from which they conduct flight operations to enforce the "no-fly" zone over northern Iraq. About 150 U.S. soldiers will ...
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