Gonzalez Visits Iraq as Violence Flares Again U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez visits Iraq to meet with political leaders and the tribunal hearing the case against Saddam Hussein. Meanwhile, clashes between Iraqi forces and Shiite militiamen south of Baghdad Monday claimed scores of lives, and U.S. troops.
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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.