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U.S. Forces Cope with Rise in Iraqi Resistance

The American military faces increased opposition in Iraq, including frequent attacks on U.S. convoys. Striking back, U.S. forces kill more than 60 people in a raid on what U.S. officials describe as a terrorist training camp near the Syrian border. Hear NPR's Scott Simon 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.
Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.