Civilian Casualties Spark Backlash Concerns in Iraq

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Human rights groups voice increased concern about civilian casualties in both insurgent attacks and U.S.-led counter-attacks. U.S. and Iraqi forces are gearing up for expected campaigns in the Sunni insurgent strongholds of Ramadi and Fallujah, where civilian casualties are expected to be high. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.

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