Protests Held; War Fears Rise Anti-war protests are held in many U.S. and world cities. And the White House says a weekend summit in the Azores is a final chance for a peaceful resolution to the Iraq crisis. But hopes for diplomacy are slim. And U.S. troops in Kuwait are preparing for action. Hear NPR's Susan Stamberg, NPR's John Burnett and NPR's Eric Westervelt.