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War in Iraq: The Scene in Mosul and Najaf

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War in Iraq: The Scene in Mosul and Najaf

War in Iraq: The Scene in Mosul and Najaf

War in Iraq: The Scene in Mosul and Najaf

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The northern Iraqi city of Mosul falls to U.S. forces and Kurdish fighters as Iraqi defenders withdraw. And the murder of two Muslim clerics — knifed to death in a melee in the holy city of Najaf — ruins an attempt at reconciliation of figures considered important to a postwar Iraq. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR's Nick Spicer.