Secretary Of State Pompeo Visits China, Japan, South Korea After Summit

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Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: A week from today, Turkey is supposed to receive its first F-35 jet fighter at a ceremony in Texas. The F-35 is considered the world's most advanced and versatile warplane. Turkey has ordered more than a hundred of them. It also makes key parts for the Lockheed Martin stealth fighter. But there appears to be a problem. Congress is moving to block delivery of the F-35 to this key NATO ally. NPR's David Welna reports. DAVID WELNA, BYLINE: For Turkey, getting its first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet would mean having a warplane many other nations want but few possess. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: The F-35 brings a generational leap in technology that will ensure the war...

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Secretary Of State Pompeo Visits China, Japan, South Korea After Summit

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