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U.S. Mounts Offensive South of Baghdad

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U.S. Mounts Offensive South of Baghdad

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U.S. Mounts Offensive South of Baghdad

U.S. Mounts Offensive South of Baghdad

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U.S. and Iraqi forces move against insurgents in the area known as the "triangle of death," south of Baghdad. U.S. commanders say they need to press into neighborhoods where rebels have taken refuge. Iraq's defense minister has signaled that another offensive is planned for the capital itself. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.

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