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Major U.S. Operation Targets Saddam Loyalists

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Major U.S. Operation Targets Saddam Loyalists

Major U.S. Operation Targets Saddam Loyalists

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The U.S. military launches its biggest military operation since the end of the war, sending more than 4,000 soldiers to a region in central Iraq where coordinated attacks on American troops have increased in recent weeks. U.S. forces conduct house-to-house searches and detain hundreds of Iraqis believed to be Baath Party loyalists. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.

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