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Profile: Iraqi Commander

Installing high-quality military leaders is key if Iraq's security forces are to become effective enough to allow American troops to return home. But with rampant corruption and the constant threat of assassination, finding those commanders is proving difficult. A look at one Iraqi commander.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.