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Training of Iraqi Police a Slow Process

The United States says Iraq needs more security, and Iraqis have to do much of the job. Early efforts have focused on police retraining. But it could take another year and a half, U.S. officials say, to get as many trained police as needed. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.