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Amid Iraq Turmoil, FBI Takes On Blast Probe

Attacks continue against U.S.-led forces in Iraq, injuring American troops in Kirkuk and Baghdad. British forces use tear gas to control a riot in Basra, where protesters decry shortages of water and other necessities. And the FBI takes over a probe of the deadly bombing of Jordan's embassy in Baghdad. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and NPR's Ivan Watson.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.
As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.