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Violence in Iraq Ebbs, but Threat of Civil War Persists

An Iraqi woman closes the shutters to her home as a U.S. soldier arrives to secure the scene of an improvised explosive device found unexploded in the restive city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, Feb. 26.
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An Iraqi woman closes the shutters to her home as a U.S. soldier arrives to secure the scene of an improvised explosive device found unexploded in the restive city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, Feb. 26.

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Jamie Tarabay
After reporting from Iraq for two years as NPR's Baghdad Bureau Chief, Jamie Tarabay is now embarking on a two year project reporting on America's Muslims. The coverage will take in the country's approx 6 million Muslims, of different ethnic, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and the issues facing their daily lives as Americans.