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Iraqi Resistance Slows Allied Drive toward Baghdad

As lead elements of American and British forces push closer to Baghdad, Iraqi units strike along 200 miles of allied support troops and supply lines. The most serious fighting takes place at Najaf and Nasiriyah. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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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.