George W. Bush, January 20th, 2004. State of the Union address:
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our country.Apparently, Turkey feels the same way.
We don’t have to get permission from anybody.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, October 22nd, 2007
Referring to the intention to invade northern Iraq to deal with Kurdish attacks on Turkish territory.
Let's see now. Turkey is a member of NATO.
This is going to get ugly.