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Ex-Iraqi Soldiers to Replace Marines in Fallujah

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Ex-Iraqi Soldiers to Replace Marines in Fallujah

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Ex-Iraqi Soldiers to Replace Marines in Fallujah

Ex-Iraqi Soldiers to Replace Marines in Fallujah

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Marine commanders in Fallujah announce an agreement intended to end the nearly month-long siege of the city. Under the deal, former Iraqi soldiers will replace U.S. Marines encircling Fallujah. Meanwhile, 10 American servicemen are killed in separate attacks in Iraq. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and Washington Post reporter Rajiv Chandrasekaran.