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U.S. Forces Plan Low Profile During Iraq Election

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U.S. Forces Plan Low Profile During Iraq Election

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U.S. Forces Plan Low Profile During Iraq Election

U.S. Forces Plan Low Profile During Iraq Election

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Iraqi security forces plan to take the lead in securing polling places in Sunday's election, mindful that the image of American soldiers could give the impression of undue influence. Yet the expectation for violence makes it likely that U.S. troops will be involved.