Iraq Violence Mounts At least 20 people are killed by car bombs in Samarra, and 20 Marines are wounded in Ramadi, as violence in Iraq escalates. Meanwhile, U.S. troops await the final go-ahead for an assault on the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Anne Garrels.
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Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

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Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms

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At least 20 people are killed by car bombs in Samarra, and 20 Marines are wounded in Ramadi, as violence in Iraq escalates. Meanwhile, U.S. troops await the final go-ahead for an assault on the Sunni stronghold of Fallujah. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Anne Garrels.