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Uzbekistan's Violent Week

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Uzbekistan's Violent Week

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Uzbekistan's Violent Week

Uzbekistan's Violent Week

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In the former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan, more than 40 people were killed in a series of explosions, suicide bombings and gunbattles involving suspected militants from the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. The group reportedly has ties with al-Qaeda. Hear NPR's Howard Berkes and Martha Brill Olcott of the Carnegie Endowment.

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