Armitage: Iraqis Will Fight for a Sovereign Iraq Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage says U.S. and Iraqi officials agreed to speed up the transfer of political authority in Iraq to avoid insurgent attacks on the ceremony. Armitage says the Bush administration believes Iraqis will be more likely to battle terrorist attacks now that they are fighting for a sovereign Iraqi government. Hear Armitage and NPR's Renee Montagne.
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Armitage: Iraqis Will Fight for a Sovereign Iraq

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Armitage: Iraqis Will Fight for a Sovereign Iraq

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Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage says U.S. and Iraqi officials agreed to speed up the transfer of political authority in Iraq to avoid insurgent attacks on the ceremony. Armitage says the Bush administration believes Iraqis will be more likely to battle terrorist attacks now that they are fighting for a sovereign Iraqi government. Hear Armitage and NPR's Renee Montagne.