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Kurds Depart N. Iraq Oilfields

NPR's Ivan Watson reports growing numbers of Kurds are leaving the oil center of Kirkuk. Iraqi security forces there have staged a security clampdown ahead of an anticipated attack by the United States.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.