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Iraq's Ex-Soldiers Struggle to Adapt

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Iraq's Ex-Soldiers Struggle to Adapt

Iraq's Ex-Soldiers Struggle to Adapt

Iraq's Ex-Soldiers Struggle to Adapt

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Former Iraqi soldiers could prove crucial to US efforts to quell resistance to the occupation. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers were demobilized when U.S. forces dismantled the Iraqi army following the war. Some are now in the pay of insurgents attacking U.S. troops. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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