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IED Attacks Decline in Iraq

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IED Attacks Decline in Iraq

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IED Attacks Decline in Iraq

IED Attacks Decline in Iraq

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Deaths from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, are declining in Iraq. The number of IED incidents has fallen by about half since June. Much of the drop in IED incidents has been attributed to the discovery of weapons caches, and tips from Iraqis about the location of the explosive devices.

Retired Gen. Montgomery Meigs, who directs the Pentagon's main task force on countering the threat of IEDs, discusses reasons for the decline with John Ydstie.

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