Baghdad Subdued as Ramadan Ends

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Baghdad residents observing the three-day holiday that follows the end of Ramadan are in a reportedly glum mood. Many in the Iraqi capital blame the United States for continued lack of security in the city, but few want American troops to leave, fearing the situation would only get worse. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

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