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Focus Shifts to Saddam Birthplace in N. Iraq

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Focus Shifts to Saddam Birthplace in N. Iraq

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Focus Shifts to Saddam Birthplace in N. Iraq

Focus Shifts to Saddam Birthplace in N. Iraq

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U.S. forces move to secure cities and oil fields in the north, attacking the city of Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's birthplace and base of power. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld says much work remains in Iraq, including recovering prisoners of war, searching for weapons of mass destruction and capturing or accounting for the Iraqi leader. Hear NPR's Scott Horsley.

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