Weather a Key Factor in Iraq War Planning If there is war in Iraq, the U.S. military could face a formidable enemy: the weather. Some of history's most important battles have been decided by weather conditions. U.S. war planners are preparing to adjust battle tactics based on researchers' forecasts. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

Weather a Key Factor in Iraq War Planning

Weather a Key Factor in Iraq War Planning

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If there is war in Iraq, the U.S. military could face a formidable enemy: the weather. Some of history's most important battles have been decided by weather conditions. U.S. war planners are preparing to adjust battle tactics based on researchers' forecasts. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.