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Fairness of 'De-Baathification' Questioned

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Fairness of 'De-Baathification' Questioned

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Iraq's governing council has begun implementing a U.S.-backed plan to remove former high-level Baath Party members from their jobs. But some Iraqis say the policy unfairly punishes former Baathists who joined the party to advance their careers but did not participate in any of its crimes. Hear NPR's Guy Raz.

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