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Post-Saddam Revenge Factor Worries Iraq Observers

Human rights groups fear the aftermath of a war in Iraq could create a climate of revenge among Iraqis who have suffered under Saddam Hussein's government. Some Iraqi exiles downplay the issue, but other observers say the Bush administration must be prepared to address post-war vendettas. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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Michele Kelemen has been with NPR for two decades, starting as NPR's Moscow bureau chief and now covering the State Department and Washington's diplomatic corps. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.