Marines Withdraw from Baghdad The last of the 20,000 troops of the 1st Marine Division pull out of Baghdad and head south as the Army moves in to take charge of the Iraqi capital. The handover comes as tensions rise between the Marines and Baghdad residents, who express frustration with lawlessness and lack of electricity. Hear NPR's John Burnett.
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U.S. Army Takes Control of Baghdad as Marines Move South

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U.S. Army Takes Control of Baghdad as Marines Move South

U.S. Army Takes Control of Baghdad as Marines Move South

U.S. Army Takes Control of Baghdad as Marines Move South

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The last of the 20,000 troops of the 1st Marine Division pull out of Baghdad and head south as the Army moves in to take charge of the Iraqi capital. The handover comes as tensions rise between the Marines and Baghdad residents, who express frustration with lawlessness and lack of electricity. Hear NPR's John Burnett.

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