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Relief Agencies Adjust Aid Plans in Iraq

Increasingly sophisticated attacks by Iraqi insurgents cause relief agencies and private contractors to reassess their operations in the country. The International Red Cross, a target of Monday’s attacks, is considering reducing its staff. The United Nations has already reduced its presence, after being struck in an earlier bombing. 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.