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Kurdish Fighters Secure Positions in N. Iraq

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Kurdish Fighters Secure Positions in N. Iraq

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Kurdish Fighters Secure Positions in N. Iraq

Kurdish Fighters Secure Positions in N. Iraq

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Kurdish militia fighters, opposed to Saddam Hussein, take over some positions abandoned by Iraqi troops in northern Iraq. And American airstrikes in the region intensify, with repeated attacks on frontline Iraqi positions near two main cities, Mosul and Kirkuk. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.