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CIA Cable Bears Dire Predictions for Iraq

A classified cable written by the CIA's outgoing station chief in Baghdad, the contents of which were reported in The New York Times, paints a bleak future for Iraq. The message predicts more violence, both for U.S. troops and clashing Iraqi factions. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports.

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Mary Louise Kelly is a co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine.