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A not irrelevant minor incident in 1967.

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Submitted by Geoffrey Lewis (United States), Mar 28, 2006 at 14:22

Shortly after the Six Day War I was lunching in Ankara with a group of Civil Servants from the Prime Minister's office. The conversation was confined to the war.until it was stopped by the senior official (in England we would call him the Permanent Under-Secretary). He said, "We Turks do not like people who start a war and whine when they are beaten."
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