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U.S. Struggles Against Iraq's Improvised Bombs

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U.S. Struggles Against Iraq's Improvised Bombs

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U.S. Struggles Against Iraq's Improvised Bombs

U.S. Struggles Against Iraq's Improvised Bombs

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Retired Gen. Montgomery Meigs directs the Pentagon's effort to study and combat improvised explosive devices in Iraq. Although the technology used in these weapons is mundane, their deployment by insurgents has become quite sophisticated. Steve Inskeep speaks with Gen. Meigs about the problem.