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Hunt for Saddam, Other Ex-Regime Leaders Intensifies

The Pentagon reveals that U.S. forces attacked a convoy of vehicles near the Iraq-Syria border last week. U.S. officials say the attacks targeted "someone" associated with Saddam Hussein's regime, but will not confirm reports from a British newspaper suggesting Saddam himself may have been in the convoy. 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.