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U.S. Troops Clash with Saddam's Elite Forces

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U.S. Troops Clash with Saddam's Elite Forces

U.S. Troops Clash with Saddam's Elite Forces

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Pentagon officials say they're starting to see a breakdown among Republican Guard forces outside Baghdad as ground battles and heavy airstrikes take their toll. The Pentagon also raises the possibility that Saddam Hussein is dead or in flight. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden.

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