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Iraq Fighting

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Iraq Fighting

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Iraq Fighting

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Fighting between U.S. led forces and the Al-Mahdi militia of cleric Muqtada al Sadr intensifies. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with deputy commander of the 1st Armored Division Brig. Gen. Mark Hertling about his strategies for trying to keep Iraqi religious leaders from protecting the cleric.