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photoThe U.S.-led coalition forces have finally launched the much anticipated 'Shock and Awe' aerial campaign against Iraq. Missiles hit the main palace complex of President Saddam Hussein on the bank of the Tigris River, government buildings, and the district housing the Iraqi Information Ministry and television.

Click the "Listen" link above to hear analysis of the latest developments on the frontlines, and the strategy behind the just-begun 'Shock and Awe' military campaign against Iraq.

Guests:

Michael Goldfarb, correspondent for WBUR in Erbil, Iraq

James Pinkerton, correspondent embedded with the US Air Force 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, The Houston Chronicle

John Hendren, Pentagon correspondent for The Los Angeles Times

Tad Oelstrom, Retired Lt. General of the US Air Force and Director of National Security Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

Stephen Van Evra, Professor of Political Science at MIT and director of MIT's Security Studies Program

This program aired on March 21, 2003.

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