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Urban Warfare a Greater Challenge for U.S. Troops

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Urban Warfare a Greater Challenge for U.S. Troops

Urban Warfare a Greater Challenge for U.S. Troops

Urban Warfare a Greater Challenge for U.S. Troops

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As U.S.-led forces prepare for street-to-street combat in Baghdad, one expert says U.S. technology is less dominant in an urban landscape than it has been in the open field. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Marine Col. Gary Anderson (retired). Anderson was chief of staff of the Marine War Fighting Lab and led a Defense Department study on urban warfare.