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U.S. Troops Move into Sunni Triangle

U.S. forces enter the town of Samarra, north of Baghdad, for the first time in months, in a bid to reinstate the town council and police force in part of Iraq's rebellious Sunni triangle. U.S. troops clashed with insurgents in nearby Fallujah. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.