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Saudis React to Iraq Transfer

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Saudis React to Iraq Transfer

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Saudis React to Iraq Transfer

Saudis React to Iraq Transfer

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NPR's Julie McCarthy reports on reaction among Saudis to the handover of power in Baghdad. Iraq's closest Arab neighbors were supportive, but many Arab analysts said the government cannot be seen as legitimate as long as U.S. troops continue to occupy Iraq.