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Iraq's Kurds Fear Loss of Newfound Power

The Kurds of northern Iraq think of themselves as America's allies in the effort to rebuild the nation and create a new, democratic government. Oppressed under Saddam Hussein, they remain anxious that U.S. officials might shove them aside during reconstruction. 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.