Pentagon's Plans to Use Turkey Bases Fade Hopes fade that U.S. forces will be permitted to use Turkish bases as a staging area for an attack on Iraq. Before recent elections, the Turkish parliament spiked the proposal. A new government shows no signs of resuming debate. The issue has created domestic turmoil inside predominantly Muslim Turkey. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR's Guy Raz.
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Pentagon's Plans to Use Turkey Bases Fade

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Pentagon's Plans to Use Turkey Bases Fade

Pentagon's Plans to Use Turkey Bases Fade

Pentagon's Plans to Use Turkey Bases Fade

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Hopes fade that U.S. forces will be permitted to use Turkish bases as a staging area for an attack on Iraq. Before recent elections, the Turkish parliament spiked the proposal. A new government shows no signs of resuming debate. The issue has created domestic turmoil inside predominantly Muslim Turkey. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR's Guy Raz.

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