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Security Seen Trumping Democratic Goals in Iraq

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Security Seen Trumping Democratic Goals in Iraq

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Security Seen Trumping Democratic Goals in Iraq

Security Seen Trumping Democratic Goals in Iraq

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As violence continues to roil Iraq, many question whether planned January elections are even feasible. Some analysts say the U.S. and allied leaders have gradually compromised their commitment to building a secular democracy in Iraq in favor of better security. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.