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Uncertainty over U.S. troop withdrawal

The late 2011 deadline is approaching for U.S. troops to completely withdraw from Iraq. Some say the U.S. should be out as soon as possible, but others say it's too soon, and that U.S. troops are needed to continue addressing political and security concerns.

NPR Foreign Correspondent Mike Shuster in Baghdad discusses on NPR's Talk Of The Nation.