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As Election Nears, Political Divisions Surface in Iraq

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As Election Nears, Political Divisions Surface in Iraq

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As Election Nears, Political Divisions Surface in Iraq

As Election Nears, Political Divisions Surface in Iraq

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Kurds, Shias and Shiites are starting to vie for political power as national elections approach. Peter Galbraith, former U.S. ambassador to Croatia, talks about the burgeoning political divisions in the new Iraq. Galbraith now has considerable experience in Iraq. Hear Galbraith and NPR's Steve Inskeep.

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