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Turkey May Use Force in Northern Iraq

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In the news this week from Iraq, Turkish officials have authorized the use of force to root out Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, and a Washington Post reporter was killed in Baghdad. Sudarsan Raghavan, the Post's Baghdad bureau chief, examines recent developments in the war and remembers his Iraqi colleague, Salih Saif Aldin.

After the bump, links for deeper reading.

Sudarsan Raghavan's bio
Turkey may use force in Iraq
Blackwater likely to be cut out of Iraq
Washington Post reporter killed