Commanders Say Push in Baghdad Is Short of Goal

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Scott Nelson/World Picture Network for the New York Times
Lt. Paul Benfield, left, joked with an Iraqi sheikh.

American and Iraqi forces were able to “protect the population” and “maintain physical influence over” only 146 of the 457 Baghdad neighborhoods.

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Published in: on June 4, 2007 at 8:20 pm  Leave a Comment  

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