As U.S. Prepares, Urban Warfare not a Strength From the Pentagon, NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on the possibility that U.S. troops would have to fight Iraqi troops in Baghdad if the United States invades that country. But training for urban warfare has not been a top priority for U.S. troops, and war-games have brought out deficiencies in the United States' ability to fight in cities. (4:39)
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As U.S. Prepares, Urban Warfare not a Strength

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As U.S. Prepares, Urban Warfare not a Strength

As U.S. Prepares, Urban Warfare not a Strength

As U.S. Prepares, Urban Warfare not a Strength

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From the Pentagon, NPR's Tom Gjelten reports on the possibility that U.S. troops would have to fight Iraqi troops in Baghdad if the United States invades that country. But training for urban warfare has not been a top priority for U.S. troops, and war-games have brought out deficiencies in the United States' ability to fight in cities. (4:39)
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