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War Woes for Iraqis

Many Iraqis are deeply concerned about the breakdown of law and order since Saddam Hussein's regime collapsed. There's been widespread looting in several cities. As the occupying power, the United States is responsible for restoring security in Iraq, but American forces so far have been reluctant to fulfill that responsibility. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports from the Pentagon.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.