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Bush Team Calls Baghdad Attacks Acts of Desperation

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Bush Team Calls Baghdad Attacks Acts of Desperation

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Bush Team Calls Baghdad Attacks Acts of Desperation

Bush Team Calls Baghdad Attacks Acts of Desperation

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Despite large-scale anti-American violence in Baghdad, President Bush and top American generals assert that the United States is making steady progress in rebuilding Iraq. Citing gains in the nation's economy and overall security, administration and military officials say that Monday's attacks show Hussein loyalists' desperation. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.

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