Horse Trading On Iraq

In refusing to allow U.S. troops to use its military bases in a war on Iraq, Turkey turned its back on some pretty sweet inducements. The U.S. had offered Turkey $15 billion in loans and grants, and even promised that U.S. troops would wear Turkish textiles, breaking the Pentagon's long-standing "Buy American" policy. The U.S. still needs nine of 15 votes to pass a new resolution in the U.N. Security Council, and the horse trading in an effort to woo backing continues:

--BULGARIA One of the U.S.'s staunchest backers on Iraq has already received a nice thank-you. On a tour to...

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