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September 26, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush sought to solidify Turkey's role in the international coalition opposing Iraq on Tuesday by offering visiting President Turgut Ozal the prospect of textile trade concessions and high-performance aircraft. In response, Ozal vowed to support the trade embargo against Baghdad for as long as it takes to force Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. But he refused to say whether Turkey would commit its own army to combat in the event of war between Iraq and the U.S.
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June 18, 1992 | MURRAY WAAS and DOUGLAS FRANTZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A year after manipulating Agriculture Department credits in an ill-fated attempt to influence Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq, the Bush Administration found itself bending the rules of another agriculture program to ensure the regional cooperation it needed to bomb his nation, according to confidential documents and interviews. In February, 1991, at the height of the Persian Gulf War, then-Agriculture Secretary Clayton K. Yeutter approved U.S. aid to Turkey's state-owned tobacco monopoly.
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March 15, 1991 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Acting with White House blessing, the Senate on Thursday approved a politically popular $500-million benefits package for the troops of Operation Desert Storm and declared that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should be tried for war crimes for invading Kuwait. The Senate also barred use of any U.S.
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January 28, 1992 | HUGH POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Nermin Alkan was 16 years old when, moved by the gathering Persian Gulf War clouds over Turkey's southeastern border with Iraq, she hung up a poster in her classroom saying "No to This Unjust War." The gesture was fated to teach her much about injustice. The school principal denounced her to the local police. They took her to the Istanbul security headquarters.
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June 18, 1992 | MURRAY WAAS and DOUGLAS FRANTZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A year after manipulating Agriculture Department credits in an ill-fated attempt to influence Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq, the Bush Administration found itself bending the rules of another agriculture program to ensure the regional cooperation it needed to bomb his nation, according to confidential documents and interviews. In February, 1991, at the height of the Persian Gulf War, then-Agriculture Secretary Clayton K. Yeutter approved U.S. aid to Turkey's state-owned tobacco monopoly.
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July 21, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush said Saturday that the flare-up of fighting in northern Iraq concerned him, but that the immediate problem there involving the Kurdish minority appears to be "getting resolved," and he indicated he saw no immediate role for U.S. troops in the situation. Bush spoke at a news conference as he pressed ahead with efforts to demonstrate an increased commitment to Turkey in the wake of Ankara's speedy opposition to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait last Aug. 2.
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January 17, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Signaling a potential change in congressional sentiment, staunch pro-Israel Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) called Tuesday for shifting at least $330 million in U.S. foreign aid from Israel and four other key recipients to Panama, Latin America's drug-fighting countries and Eastern Europe's "new democracies."
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January 28, 1992 | HUGH POPE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Nermin Alkan was 16 years old when, moved by the gathering Persian Gulf War clouds over Turkey's southeastern border with Iraq, she hung up a poster in her classroom saying "No to This Unjust War." The gesture was fated to teach her much about injustice. The school principal denounced her to the local police. They took her to the Istanbul security headquarters.
NEWS
July 21, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush said Saturday that the flare-up of fighting in northern Iraq concerned him, but that the immediate problem there involving the Kurdish minority appears to be "getting resolved," and he indicated he saw no immediate role for U.S. troops in the situation. Bush spoke at a news conference as he pressed ahead with efforts to demonstrate an increased commitment to Turkey in the wake of Ankara's speedy opposition to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait last Aug. 2.
NEWS
March 15, 1991 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Acting with White House blessing, the Senate on Thursday approved a politically popular $500-million benefits package for the troops of Operation Desert Storm and declared that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should be tried for war crimes for invading Kuwait. The Senate also barred use of any U.S.
NEWS
September 26, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush sought to solidify Turkey's role in the international coalition opposing Iraq on Tuesday by offering visiting President Turgut Ozal the prospect of textile trade concessions and high-performance aircraft. In response, Ozal vowed to support the trade embargo against Baghdad for as long as it takes to force Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait. But he refused to say whether Turkey would commit its own army to combat in the event of war between Iraq and the U.S.
NEWS
January 17, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Signaling a potential change in congressional sentiment, staunch pro-Israel Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) called Tuesday for shifting at least $330 million in U.S. foreign aid from Israel and four other key recipients to Panama, Latin America's drug-fighting countries and Eastern Europe's "new democracies."
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