Standoff in Najaf Drags On

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The standoff between U.S.-led forces and gunmen loyal to insurgent leader Muqtada al-Sadr in Najaf continues, with heavy fighting reported. NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Michael Georgy of Reuters about developments in Iraq.



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