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Iraq's Interim Government Begins to Take Shape

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Iraq's Interim Government Begins to Take Shape

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Iraq's Interim Government Begins to Take Shape

Iraq's Interim Government Begins to Take Shape

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American, U.N. and Iraqi officials continue their efforts to finalize Iraq's interim government. On Friday, in a surprise move, Iraq's Governing Council selected Shiite physician Iyad Allawi as the country's interim prime minister. The debate now turns to who will serve as president. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and NPR's Peter Kenyon.