Is this a promise we can keep? Will Israel seek permission? What can/will Turkey do to stop them? Write a nasty letter to Ehud Olmert? Why are we coddling a hostile neighbor which is known to incubate terrorists against both Israel and Turkey?
Turkey's Foreign Minister Ali Babacan (C) gestures as he arrives at Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah October 8, 2007. Turkey assured the Damascus government on Sunday it would not let Israel use its airspace to strike Syria after an Israeli raid heightened tension in the Middle East. REUTERS/Loay Abu Haykel (WEST BANK)