Turkey Ponders Decision Preventing U.S. Troops NPR's Guy Raz reports from Ankara that Turks are weighing the consequences of Saturday's parliamentary vote denying access to U.S. troops ahead of a possible war in Iraq. Turkish government leaders have said they may take the issue back to parliament, hoping to secure a "yes" vote, but the timing is uncertain, and U.S. officials have said they cannot wait much longer before re-routing troops and equipment now onboard ships off the Turkish coast.

Turkey Ponders Decision Preventing U.S. Troops

NPR's Guy Raz reports from Ankara that Turks are weighing the consequences of Saturday's parliamentary vote denying access to U.S. troops ahead of a possible war in Iraq. Turkish government leaders have said they may take the issue back to parliament, hoping to secure a "yes" vote, but the timing is uncertain, and U.S. officials have said they cannot wait much longer before re-routing troops and equipment now onboard ships off the Turkish coast.