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Chaos in Baghdad Eases as Local Policing Begins

After days of looting and lawlessness in Baghdad, disorder in the Iraqi capital slowly subsides. Iraqi policemen volunteer to participate in joint patrols with U.S. soldiers. And buses and taxis return to the streets, though most stores remain closed. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.
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