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U.S. Soldiers Prepped for Guerrilla Attacks in Iraq

The war in Iraq and its aftermath are influencing the way the U.S. Army trains for combat. The military is working on formal lessons learned from the more intense combat phase of the war, and commanders whose troops may head to Iraq are starting to tailor their training to prepare for potential guerrilla attacks, car bombs and snipers. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.

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Eric Westervelt
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.