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Petraeus Lays Out Security Plan for Baghdad

Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, President Bush's choice to take over the combat command in Iraq, tells senators about his plan of defense for Baghdad, featuring new sectors and walls. Petraeus says that the situation there is dire but not hopeless.

Petraeus is expected to win full confirmation by the Senate in the coming days.

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Guy Raz is the host, co-creator, and editorial director of three NPR programs, including two of its most popular ones: TED Radio Hour and How I Built This.Both shows are heard by more than 14 million people each month around the world. He is also the creator and co-host of NPR's first-ever podcast for kids, Wow In The World.