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Bush Asks Allies to Provide Police for Work in Iraq

The looting and chaos sweeping several Iraqi cities raise concerns among humanitarian groups. They say they cannot get supplies to Iraqis when there's no security, and the U.S. military is reluctant to act as a police force. The Bush administration is asking its allies to supply police officers who can help restore law and order. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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Michele Kelemen has been with NPR for two decades, starting as NPR's Moscow bureau chief and now covering the State Department and Washington's diplomatic corps. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
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