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U.S. Sticks to Military Aims amid Baghdad Turmoil

U.S. forces seek to remain focused on the military mission in Iraq as looting and lawlessness plague Baghdad and other cities abandoned by Saddam Hussein's government and security forces. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports from Baghdad.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.