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Canadians Balk at War with Iraq

A growing impasse between Canada and the United States on the need for a war with Iraq raises deeper questions about joint security arrangements. Canada is a solid supporter of the war on terrorism, but Canadians question the potential military effort to unseat Saddam Hussein. NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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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.