- Making News: US Launches Largest Iraq Air Assault in Three Years
American forces, joined by Iraqi troops, today launched the biggest air assault since the US invasion three years ago. More than 1500 soldiers, 200 tactical vehicles and 50 aircraft are involved in "Operation Swarmer," which will continue for several days. White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan adamantly defended that the attack was decided by military commanders in Iraq. We hear more from Babak Dehghanpisheh, who is in Baghdad for Newsweek magazine, and Donald Abenheim, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
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