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Bremer: Iraq Power Transfer Could Take 15 Months

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Bremer: Iraq Power Transfer Could Take 15 Months

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Bremer: Iraq Power Transfer Could Take 15 Months

Bremer: Iraq Power Transfer Could Take 15 Months

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The U.S. administrator for Iraq says it could take up to 15 months for a full transfer of power to an Iraqi goverment. Paul Bremer's remarks conflict with the wishes of Iraq's leading Shia cleric, who wants U.N. officials to establish a deadline for general elections. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Deborah Amos.

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