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War Update: Pilots' Concerns

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War Update: Pilots' Concerns

War Update: Pilots' Concerns

War Update: Pilots' Concerns

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Newsweek reporter Colin Soloway, traveling with the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq. Solway's unit hasn't seen active combat yet, but he says pilots are concerned that the rules of engagement — which require that they try to avoid civilian targets — could put them at risk of fire from Iraqi fighters hiding out in places like hospitals or mosques.

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