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Gonzalez Visits Iraq as Violence Flares Again

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Gonzalez Visits Iraq as Violence Flares Again

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Gonzalez Visits Iraq as Violence Flares Again

Gonzalez Visits Iraq as Violence Flares Again

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

We turn now to Iraq, where, after a relatively quiet month, violence and death have returned. Scores died yesterday, most of them during fighting between the Iraqi army and Shiite militiamen in a town south of Baghdad. There were also two suicide bombings in the capital. And there's been a sharp increase in the number of American troops killed; at least 10 have been killed since the weekend.