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Iraq's Sunnis Uneasy in U.S. Occupation

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Iraq's Sunnis Uneasy in U.S. Occupation

Iraq's Sunnis Uneasy in U.S. Occupation

Iraq's Sunnis Uneasy in U.S. Occupation

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In part 3 of our series on the politics of the new Iraq, NPR's Julie McCarthy reports on the country's Sunni Muslims, who provided the main base of support for Saddam Hussein. With the ousted leader now a prisoner, U.S. officials in Baghdad are urging the Sunnis to join in the process of building a new state. But in the Sunni heartland north and west of the capital, the talk is only of continued resistance against the U.S. occupation.

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