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Shiite Factor Adds to Worries over Iraqi Resistance

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Shiite Factor Adds to Worries over Iraqi Resistance

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Shiite Factor Adds to Worries over Iraqi Resistance

Shiite Factor Adds to Worries over Iraqi Resistance

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A U.S. soldier is shot and critically wounded in Baghdad, the latest in a wave of attacks by Iraqi gunmen opposed to the U.S.-British occupation. This week's attacks against British soldiers in southern Iraq raise fears that unrest may be spreading beyond Sunni Muslims — who largely supported ousted leader Saddam Hussein — to the country's Shia majority. Hear NPR's Kate Seelye.

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