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Kurds Wary of Losing Freedom

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Kurds Wary of Losing Freedom

Kurds Wary of Losing Freedom

Kurds Wary of Losing Freedom

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Iraq's Kurds are anxious to retain their autonomy when the U.S. occupation formally ends June 30. Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq say they want to maintain the freedom and authority they garnered when their enclave was under British and U.S. protection during the final decade of Saddam Hussein's rule. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.