Green Zone: A U.S. Fortress of Solitude? Deadly bombings Thursday in Baghdad's Green Zone -- the heavily fortified headquarters of U.S. authorities and Iraq's interim government -- underline the determination of Iraqi insurgents. Have U.S. officials been too isolated in Baghdad to grasp the depth of unrest in the nation? Hear Atlantic Monthly correspondent William Langewiesche and NPR's Steve Inskeep.
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Green Zone: A U.S. Fortress of Solitude?

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Green Zone: A U.S. Fortress of Solitude?

Green Zone: A U.S. Fortress of Solitude?

Green Zone: A U.S. Fortress of Solitude?

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Deadly bombings Thursday in Baghdad's Green Zone — the heavily fortified headquarters of U.S. authorities and Iraq's interim government — underline the determination of Iraqi insurgents. Have U.S. officials been too isolated in Baghdad to grasp the depth of unrest in the nation? Hear Atlantic Monthly correspondent William Langewiesche and NPR's Steve Inskeep.