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Pentagon: Attacks May Signal Resistance Movement in Iraq

The Pentagon says security in Iraq is improving, despite this week's attacks on U.S. troops that left four soldiers dead. But defense officials say U.S. commanders are concerned the small-scale attacks on U.S. forces could grow and are investigating whether the incidents could be an early indication of guerrilla activity. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.