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Pentagon Defends Iraq Planning After Soldiers' Questions

After troops bound for Iraq asked Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld pointed questions about armor shortages, Pentagon spokesman Lawrence DiRita defended the military's handling of the problem. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.

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Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.

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