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Violence Escalates in Iraq's Tal Afar

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Violence Escalates in Iraq's Tal Afar

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Violence Escalates in Iraq's Tal Afar

Violence Escalates in Iraq's Tal Afar

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The northern city of Tal Afar has seen violence this week killing at least 150 people, both Sunni and Shiite. Just last year, President Bush singled out the town as a model of stability. U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Frank Wiercinski talks with Alex Chadwick.

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