Turkey bombs" Kurdish militant sites in Iraq. But not to worry, "the commander of the Turkish Army, Gen. Yasar Buyukanit, said that the United States had helped the operation by offering intelligence and clearance to enter Iraqi airspace."

Nice of us to offer permission to third parties to enter Iraq airspace. Very generous.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.