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Iraqis Split over U.S. Decision on Ex-Baathists

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Iraqis Split over U.S. Decision on Ex-Baathists

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Iraqis Split over U.S. Decision on Ex-Baathists

Iraqis Split over U.S. Decision on Ex-Baathists

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U.S. administrator for Iraq Paul Bremer says some former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party will be allowed to take government jobs and enter the armed forces. The decision to soften the previous hardline stance against Baathists has elicited a mixed reaction among Iraqis. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.

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