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Civilian Shootings Complicate Support for U.S. in Iraq

Another Iraqi civilian dies in a shooting at a U.S. military checkpoint in Iraq. The incident comes a day after seven civilians were killed at another checkpoint. As the death toll climbs, U.S. troops find it harder to win the popular support of Iraqis. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.
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