Iraqi Shiites Broker Deal, End Najaf Standoff

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Christian Science Monitor reporter Scott Baldauf about a new peace deal brokered in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf, where Shiite Muslim militants have laid down their arms following a three-week standoff with Iraqi and U.S. fighters.

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