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.
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Turkey Ponders Decision Preventing U.S. Troops

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Turkey Ponders Decision Preventing U.S. Troops

Turkey Ponders Decision Preventing U.S. Troops

Turkey Ponders Decision Preventing U.S. Troops

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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.

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