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U.S. Forces Prepare for Assault on Fallujah

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U.S. Forces Prepare for Assault on Fallujah

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U.S. Forces Prepare for Assault on Fallujah

U.S. Forces Prepare for Assault on Fallujah

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A U.S. Marine on the outskirts of Fallujah, Nov. 1, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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As peace talks wind down, U.S. Marines are preparing to launch an offensive if Iraq's interim leader gives the order. Military commanders say they have little doubt the order will come soon. Interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi has vowed to clear the city of militants. Hear NPR's Anne Garrels.