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Today on The Wire

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  • The aftermath of the UN bombing in Iraq... did the US know about it? Did they fail to pass on intelligence? Professor of International Relations Rod Alley from Wellington joins us today.
  • Who is safe now? Today we learn the International Red Cross is scaling back it's operations in Baghdad, after warnings it may be a target. The warnings come as a bomb ripped through the home of one of Iraq's most important Muslim Shiite clerics in the holy city of Najaf. And just last month two International Red Cross workers were murdered, the second of them in his clearly marked Red Cross car. Today we're joined by Andrew Mackie from the Red Cross based in Wellington.
  • Scoop’s Alastair Thompson is with us on the how the Government is positioning itself on the GE issue
  • And Mark Easterbrook with his pick on.....Books
  • Aucklanders can tune in at 95 on the FM dial.

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