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U.S. Pushes for Multinational Force in Iraq

In an effort to attract more foreign contributions, the Bush administration circulates a draft resolution within the U.N. Security Council that authorizes the creation of a multinational force in Iraq under U.S. command. The cost of the U.S. operation in Iraq continues to mount, and reports suggest the White House will ask Congress for about $60 billion in aid. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.