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Limited Effect Expected from Iraq Arms Buyback

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Limited Effect Expected from Iraq Arms Buyback

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Limited Effect Expected from Iraq Arms Buyback

Limited Effect Expected from Iraq Arms Buyback

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Iraq's interim government plans to buy back weapons to stop the flow of arms into Sadr City. Johanna Mendelson Forman of the U.N. Foundation says such programs have an immediate psychological effect, but other disarmament components are needed to create lasting security. She speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep.