Sunni and Shitte tribal leaders North of Baghdad have signed an agreement with the U.S. military to allow them to police volatile cities and villages. The agreement was consented to by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. U.S. soliders are optimistic; Iraqis still have some reservations.
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