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Iraq Braces for Increased Violence as June 30 Nears

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Iraq Braces for Increased Violence as June 30 Nears

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Iraq Braces for Increased Violence as June 30 Nears

Iraq Braces for Increased Violence as June 30 Nears

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In the wake of coordinated attacks in five cities that killed more than 100 people and injured hundreds more, Iraq's interim prime minister vows to "crush" insurgents and protect the Iraqi people. In Baghdad, security is stepped up, as U.S. officials warn of increased attacks as the June 30 transfer of power to the Iraqis approaches. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.

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