Troops in Iraq Fear War's Complexities Aren't Felt at Home U.S. soldiers are attempting to train new Iraqi soldiers outside Mosul, but threats of violence and anti-American sentiment make the job a daunting one. Some of the soldiers say few in the U.S. understand the complexities or the scale of the insurgency they're confronting. NPR's Philip Reeves reports.
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Troops in Iraq Fear War's Complexities Aren't Felt at Home

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Troops in Iraq Fear War's Complexities Aren't Felt at Home

Troops in Iraq Fear War's Complexities Aren't Felt at Home

Troops in Iraq Fear War's Complexities Aren't Felt at Home

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U.S. soldiers are attempting to train new Iraqi soldiers outside Mosul, but threats of violence and anti-American sentiment make the job a daunting one. Some of the soldiers say few in the U.S. understand the complexities or the scale of the insurgency they're confronting. NPR's Philip Reeves reports.