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Can the Basra Situation Be Solved?

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Can the Basra Situation Be Solved?

Can the Basra Situation Be Solved?

Can the Basra Situation Be Solved?

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Iraq's government continued its crackdown on Shiite militias Friday. U.S. air strikes helped Iraqi security forces fight against militants in Basra. Alex Chadwick talks to Anne Garrels about how American action there could be a step backward for Iraq's military.