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Stalemate in Iraq over Extending U.S. Military Presence
Saturday, June 14, 2008 : An agreement that would allow U.S. forces to remain in Iraq past the Dec. 31, 2008 date established by a U.N. mandate is causing rifts between the United States, Iraq and Iran. Iraqi Kurdish lawmaker Mahmoud Othman talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the negotiations under way to allow a permanent U.S.