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U.S. Recruits Iraqis for Baghdad Security

U.S. soldiers with the 1st Armored Division in Baghdad are recruiting and training Iraqis to serve as security guards at government ministries and other public buildings in the city. The move is aimed at lowering the profile of U.S. troops on the city's streets. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.