There is a factual error in the otherwise excellent Cover Story, ``Old Clash of Empires Still Echoes,'' Sept. 13. The time gives the wrong year for Turkey's joining NATO. The actual date was Feb. 18, 1952. Daniel O. Newberry, Bethesda, Md.
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