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U.S. Forces Enter Baghdad Amid Resistance

U.S. Army forces mount a limited attack into southern Baghdad, destroying Iraqi tanks while encountering pockets of fierce resistance. Officials at U.S. Central Command say the move was intended to deliver a message to the Iraqi regime that U.S. forces can enter the city at will. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt, NPR's Anne Garrels and NPR's Scott Horsley.

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Scott Horsley is NPR's Chief Economics Correspondent. He reports on ups and downs in the national economy as well as fault lines between booming and busting communities.
Anne Garrels
Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.