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Kurdish Gains Concern Turkish Government

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Kurdish Gains Concern Turkish Government

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Kurdish Gains Concern Turkish Government

Kurdish Gains Concern Turkish Government

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Images of Kurdish militias in control of the streets of the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk are making Turkey nervous. Fearing that Turkish Kurds might now rise up against the government, Turkey again threatens to send troops into northern Iraq. U.S. diplomats are working to keep that from happening. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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