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Kurdish and Shiite Units of Iraqi Army Clash

Kurdish and Shiite units of the Iraqi Army faced off in an armed confrontation this week, resulting in the death of at least one Shiite soldier, Iraqi officials said Saturday. The clash seemed to raise questions about the discipline of the Iraqi Army units that the American military is training here, and about the degree to which the Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish soldiers who make up the army have been able to shed their sectarian and ethnic loyalties. Full Story

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