War Update: On to Tikrit? Now that Baghdad has fallen and southern Iraq is largely under the control of U.S. and British forces, attention is turning to the northern part of the country where the key city of Kirkuk fell today. Some analysts believe the next big battle for US led forces will be Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. NPR's Tom Gjelten analyzes the military options.
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War Update: On to Tikrit?

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War Update: On to Tikrit?

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Now that Baghdad has fallen and southern Iraq is largely under the control of U.S. and British forces, attention is turning to the northern part of the country where the key city of Kirkuk fell today. Some analysts believe the next big battle for US led forces will be Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. NPR's Tom Gjelten analyzes the military options.

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