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Marines Downplay Impact of Iraqi Resistance

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Marines Downplay Impact of Iraqi Resistance

Marines Downplay Impact of Iraqi Resistance

Marines Downplay Impact of Iraqi Resistance

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Marines approaching Baghdad are harassed by fire from Iraqi paramilitary units. But the Marines say all U.S.-led forces are still assembling for a unified push to the capital. They stress that their own advance has been deliberate by choice, and not because of Iraqi opposition. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and NPR's John Burnett.