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U.S. Lowers Baghdad Profile

NPR's Emily Harris in Baghdad reports on U.S. military plans to reduce the American troop presence in Baghdad. U.S. soldiers will be moving to bases on the outskirts of the capital, leaving security duties in the hands of Iraq's police force and the fledgling civil defense corps.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.