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U.S. Bombs Islamic Stronghold in N. Iraq

U.S. missiles hit a northern Iraq area controlled by Ansar al-Islam, an Islamic fundamentalist group. In a possible reprisal, a suicide car bombing kills three people and injures nine others, local authorities say. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.