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Air Assault Unleashed on Baghdad

Explosions rock Baghdad as a U.S. and British aerial attack gets under way with a heavy barrage. B-52 bombers leave their bases in Britain on their way to join the air assault on Iraq. Hear NPR's Neal Conan and NPR's Ivan Watson.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.
Neal Conan
Award winning journalist Neal Conan was the final host of Talk of the Nation, which broadcast its final show on June 27, 2013.