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Iraq Governing Council

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Iraq Governing Council

Iraq Governing Council

Iraq Governing Council

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Members of Iraq's governing council will be attending the General Assembly session. The 25 members of the U.S.-appointed body are growing restless with the U.S. authority in Iraq, and with each other. Members openly talk about U.S. occupation as a bad thing. Some want faster control over the country. Others are talking about asking Congress for direct aid rather than a package that they believe will be wasted by U.S. contractors. These 25 people are supposed to be the chief American allies in Iraq but things are not shaping up to be that way. NPR's Guy Raz reports.