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U.S.: 'Noose is Tightening' Around Saddam

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U.S.: 'Noose is Tightening' Around Saddam

U.S.: 'Noose is Tightening' Around Saddam

U.S.: 'Noose is Tightening' Around Saddam

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U.S. forces raid a Baghdad villa where Saddam Hussein was believed to have sought refuge. At least five Iraqis are killed during the incident, which follows a similar attack on Thursday on a farmhouse in Tikrit, Saddam's hometown and power base. The U.S. military says the "noose is tightening" around the deposed Iraqi dictator. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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