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Shiites Urge U.S. to Leave Iraq

Two days after boycotting a meeting between Iraqi leadership and U.S. officials, many in Iraq's majority Shia Muslim community continue to speak out against a U.S. role in a new Iraqi government. In the city of Kut, where U.S. troops have faced protests for four straight days, a Shiite leader occupies city hall and warns U.S. forces to leave. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and NPR's Steve Inskeep.