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U.S. Seeks New International Troops for Iraq

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U.S. Seeks New International Troops for Iraq

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U.S. Seeks New International Troops for Iraq

U.S. Seeks New International Troops for Iraq

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With only five days before the beginning of an Iraqi interim government and increased United Nations presence there, the United States is scrambling to find countries willing to send forces to protect U.N. representatives. President Bush asked European Union nations for troops Friday; he is expected to repeat his requests at NATO meetings this week. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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