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International Rescue Committee Leaves Iraq

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International Rescue Committee Leaves Iraq

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International Rescue Committee Leaves Iraq

International Rescue Committee Leaves Iraq

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Mounting security concerns surrounding aid workers in Iraq have prompted humanitarian groups to pull their people out. Mark Bartolini, the International Rescue Committee's Middle East director, talks about why the agency is leaving the war zone. Surprisingly, safety is the not the key reason for the departure. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne.