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Blair: Karbala Presents a 'Crucial Moment'

British Prime Minister Tony Blair says U.S.-led forces are about 60 miles south of Baghdad, near Karbala. Blair says U.S. and British troops are likely to encounter a division of Iraq's elite Republican Guard, which Blair calls a "crucial moment" in the progress of the war. Hear NPR News.

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