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Attack on Iraqi Shrine Prompts Fears of Retribution
by NPR (reposted)
Thursday Jun 14th, 2007 9:17 AM
Thursday, June 14, 2007 : All Things Considered , June 13, 2007 · Another attack on one of the holiest Shiite Muslim shrines in Iraq has raised fears of a new wave of sectarian bloodletting.
The bombing of the Al-Askariya shrine in Samarra, north of Baghdad, brought down the mosque's two minarets.

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki blamed al-Qaida for the attack and ordered a curfew in Baghdad in a bid to prevent new sectarian violence.

Jamie Tarabay talks with Robert Siegel.

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§How Do Shrine Attacks Affect U.S. Strategy in Iraq?
by NPR (reposted) Thursday Jun 14th, 2007 9:15 AM
McCaffrey served in the Army for 32 years and retired as a four-star general.

The adjunct professor of International Affairs at West Point and president of B-R McCaffrey Associates talks with Michele Norris.

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