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Iraqi Leader Warns Insurgents at Handover Ceremony

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Iraqi Leader Warns Insurgents at Handover Ceremony

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Iraqi Leader Warns Insurgents at Handover Ceremony

Iraqi Leader Warns Insurgents at Handover Ceremony

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In Baghdad, power is transferred from the U.S. occupation authority to Iraq's interim government, two days earlier than had been scheduled. After the new cabinet was sworn in, Prime Minister Iyad Allawi vowed to crush the Iraqi insurgency. NPR's Emily Harris reports.