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U.S. Post-War Plans May Face Legal Snags

Bush administration officials are counting on oil revenue from Iraq to offset the cost of rebuilding the country. But lawyers and analysts are raising legal questions about U.S. plans to manage Iraq's oil industry, even on a temporary basis. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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Michele Kelemen has been with NPR for two decades, starting as NPR's Moscow bureau chief and now covering the State Department and Washington's diplomatic corps. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.