Troop Levels Are Already Increased in Deadly Anbar

One region in Iraq that has already seen an increase in U.S. troops is Anbar province, the Sunni-dominated area in western Iraq where more than 1,000 troops have died. In November, 2,200 additional Marines arrived in Anbar as part of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Michele Norris talks with Col. Brian Beaudreault, the unit's commander, who is in the Camp Korean village in Rutbah, Iraq.

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