Marines Battle Iraqi Paramilitary Near Nasiriyah

NPR's Neal Conan talks with New York Times reporter Mike Wilson, embedded with an artillery unit of the 1st Battalion of the 10th Marines. Wilson reports the Marines are encountering "peaks and valleys" of sporadic firefights and low-level street fighting with Iraqi paramilitary units near the city of Nasiriyah, south of Baghdad on the Euphrates River.



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