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South Korea Sending More Troops to Iraq

Despite the intensified fighting in Iraq, South Korea is committed to sending 3,000 more troops to assist the U.S.-led occupation. Meanwhile, the painful memory of 5,000 South Koreans who died fighting alongside Americans in the Vietnam War still looms. NPR's Rob Gifford reports.

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Rob Gifford
Rob Gifford is the NPR foreign correspondent based in Shanghai.