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On Revolution Day, Iraqis Await New Conflict

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On Revolution Day, Iraqis Await New Conflict

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On Revolution Day, Iraqis Await New Conflict

On Revolution Day, Iraqis Await New Conflict

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Revolution Day in Iraq marks the 1963 events that thrust Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath Party into power. Amid the celebrations in Tikrit — Saddam's hometown — Iraqis brace for a U.S. attack. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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