U.S. Bid to Arrest Militants Backfires U.S. troops in the restive Iraqi town of Fallujah deploy a new tactic in their efforts to quell Iraqi insurgents: arresting the mothers of suspected militants. But the move prompts angry demonstrations by local tribesmen. The women have now been released. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.
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U.S. Bid to Arrest Militants Backfires

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U.S. Bid to Arrest Militants Backfires

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U.S. troops in the restive Iraqi town of Fallujah deploy a new tactic in their efforts to quell Iraqi insurgents: arresting the mothers of suspected militants. But the move prompts angry demonstrations by local tribesmen. The women have now been released. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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