Insurgent, Guerilla or Rebel? Naming Names in Iraq NPR's Eric Weiner searches for the most accurate word to describe those fighting against U.S.-led forces in Iraq. Weiner finds that the word "insurgent" is only one of many possibilities that also include the words "guerilla" or "rebel."
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Insurgent, Guerilla or Rebel? Naming Names in Iraq

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Insurgent, Guerilla or Rebel? Naming Names in Iraq

Insurgent, Guerilla or Rebel? Naming Names in Iraq

Insurgent, Guerilla or Rebel? Naming Names in Iraq

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Eric Weiner searches for the most accurate word to describe those fighting against U.S.-led forces in Iraq. Weiner finds that the word "insurgent" is only one of many possibilities that also include the words "guerilla" or "rebel."