TURKEY: Sergeants on Trial (Contd.)

A month ago, when two U.S. sergeants stationed in Turkey charged that they had been tortured by Turkish cops who accused them of black marketing in currency, the ensuing uproar set official swivel chairs spinning in three capitals. The sergeants' charges, and their detention along with two other U.S. noncoms also charged with black marketing, brought U.S. Ambassador Fletcher Warren hustling back to the U.S. from Turkey for hush-hush consultations with the State Department (TIME. Aug. 24). From Paris, NATO's General Lauris Norstad dispatched a team of crack investigators headed by Major General Joseph Carroll, sometime FBI man. to find...

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