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U.S. Forces Launch Assault on Baghdad Airport

The U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division attacks Baghdad's international airport as American forces move within 12 miles of the Iraqi capital. U.S. forces see little resistance and note an increase in Iraqi surrenders. But commanders remain wary of a trap in Baghdad. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster
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.
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