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Shiite Cleric Urges Opposition to U.S. Plans in Iraq

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Shiite Cleric Urges Opposition to U.S. Plans in Iraq

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Shiite Cleric Urges Opposition to U.S. Plans in Iraq

Shiite Cleric Urges Opposition to U.S. Plans in Iraq

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Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who has challenged Shiites of the governing council to join in revolt against U.S. forces. He has proclaimed his own government in Iraq, and his armed militia continues to occupy the municipal building in the Baghdad slum named for his father. NPR's Guy Raz reports.

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