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U.N. Troops Face Daunting Mission in Haiti

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U.N. Troops Face Daunting Mission in Haiti

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U.N. Troops Face Daunting Mission in Haiti

U.N. Troops Face Daunting Mission in Haiti

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Tuesday's scheduled transfer of peacekeeping duties in Haiti to U.N. troops gets off to a slow start, because only a fraction of U.N. personnel have arrived in the county. A U.S.-led force has been trying to stabilize Haiti since February, when President Jean-Bertrand Aristide fled the country. Factions in Haiti remain armed, and many observers fear a new eruption of violence. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.