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Rumsfeld Urges Iraqi Leaders to Avoid Delays

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with the country's new leaders and U.S. military officials in a surprise visit to Iraq. He urges newly named President Jalal Talabani and Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari to work quickly to form a new government and to quell the insurgency.

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Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the host of Weekend Edition Sunday and one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. She is infamous in the IT department of NPR for losing laptops to bullets, hurricanes, and bomb blasts.