U.S. Speeds Iraq Power Shift As violence continues in postwar Iraq, U.S. authorities seek to speed the transfer of political authority to an interim Iraqi government -- even before a constitution is written and regional elections are held. U.S. troops would remain in place for the time being. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Peter Kenyon.
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U.S. Seeks to Speed Transfer of Power in Iraq

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U.S. Seeks to Speed Transfer of Power in Iraq

U.S. Seeks to Speed Transfer of Power in Iraq

U.S. Seeks to Speed Transfer of Power in Iraq

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As violence continues in postwar Iraq, U.S. authorities seek to speed the transfer of political authority to an interim Iraqi government — even before a constitution is written and regional elections are held. U.S. troops would remain in place for the time being. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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