Bremer: More Troops Needed after Saddam's Fall

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Paul Bremer, the former administrator of the U.S.-run occupation of Iraq, says there were not enough American troops on the ground to secure Baghdad and stop looting immediately after the fall of Saddam Hussein. Bremer says he supports the current strategy and troop levels in Iraq. NPR'S Eric Westervelt reports.

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