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U.S. Forces Strengthen Foothold in Baghdad

U.S. military strategy for controlling Baghdad appears to involve the Army moving in from the west and the Marines from the east. But it was another day of bloody urban warfare in the capital. Hundreds of civilians are reported wounded or killed, and three journalists die. Hear reports from NPR's Anne Garrels and NPR's Mike Shuster.

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Anne Garrels
Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.