U.S. FORCES ON ALERT IN MIDDLE EAST
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- U.S. forces throughout much of the Middle East havebeen placed on alert amid threats of a terrorist attack. The alert includes U.S. troops in Turkey, Bahrain and Qatar. The alertalso includes the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, used by U.S.fighter-jets to enforce the no-fly zone in northern Iraq.