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Slain Marines Tried to Root Out Insurgents

The 21 Marines killed in northern Iraq this week were trying to contain “a very lethal and, unfortunately, adaptable enemy” operating in towns along the Euphrates River, a top Pentagon general said Wednesday. “They are dangerous and they certainly have a capability,” said Brig Gen. Carter Ham, deputy director for operations at the Joint Chiefs of Staff. “But whether or not they have an ability to freely operate in that area, I think not.” Full Story

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