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Iran Expands Nuclear Enrichment Program

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Iran Expands Nuclear Enrichment Program

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Iran Expands Nuclear Enrichment Program

Iran Expands Nuclear Enrichment Program

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One year after Iran announced that it had enriched enough uranium to produce civilian nuclear reactors, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said his country can produce nuclear fuel on an "industrial scale." Western nations, including the United States, suspect Iran of trying to acquire nuclear weapons.

And, in another anniversary being marked today, we hear Anne Garrels describe the fall of Baghdad four years ago.

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