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'Light' Iraqi Resistance as U.S., British Troops Advance

U.S. and British military forces take control of portions of southern Iraq, but Pentagon officials say their main attack on the country has yet to begin. U.S. Marines say they have encountered only light resistance. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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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.
Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.