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Troop Vote Splits Turkish Lawmakers

The speaker of Turkey's parliament promptly nullifies a vote that appeared to give narrow permission for U.S. troops to use Turkish bases as a staging area for a potential military strike against Iraq. Absences and abstentions prevented lawmakers who favored the proposal from achieving an absolute majority. Hear NPR's Guy Raz.

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