U.N. Prepares for Return to Iraq

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The United Nations prepares to send envoys to aid the transition of power in Iraq, where a powerful Shiite cleric is warning the organization against endorsing the interim constitution adopted by Iraq's governing council last month. Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani and his supporters believe the new government could limit the influence of their Shiite majority. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Ivan Watson.



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