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Germany, France, Belgium Block NATO Plan

NATO calls a special meeting after Germany, France and Belgium block a U.S. initiative providing military support to Turkey in the event of a war with Iraq. Meanwhile, Germany and France reject reports they have a "secret plan" that would reinforce weapons inspections in Iraq. Hear NPR's Emily Harris and NPR's Nick Spicer.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.
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