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Fear of Iran Looms Large in Iraqi Politics

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Fear of Iran Looms Large in Iraqi Politics

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Fear of Iran Looms Large in Iraqi Politics

Fear of Iran Looms Large in Iraqi Politics

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Fears are high that Iraq's majority Shiite population will support a fundamentalist government like that of their neighbor, Iran. American commanders try to use fear of Iran as a way to generate support among Iraqis for the U.S. presence in their country. NPR's Emily Harris reports.