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Hungary-Iraq Training

The U.S. Army has begun training Iraqi exiles in interpreting and "liaison" skills at the Taszar base in Hungary, a new NATO member. Hungary -- part of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's "new Europe" -- is anxious to show it is a staunch U.S. ally. But not all Hungarians relish the idea of thousands of American soldiers training exile Iraqis on their soil. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.