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British Forces Battle Iraqi Troops Near Basra

British troops fight Iraqi forces near the southern city of Basra amid reports of a possible uprising against the Iraqi government in the country's second-largest city. Near Baghdad, U.S. airstrikes target political headquarters and government communications and satellite links. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Anne Garrels.

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