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Battle for Baghdad: Phase One

photo"Progress toward our objectives has been rapid and in some cases dramatic," said General Tommy Franks, head of the U.S. Central Command. His upbeat tone contrasted with fiery words from Saddam, who in a televised address rallied his own troops and people.

With coalition forces closing in on Baghdad, we're taking a hard look at what could be waiting for them at the gates. Military experts weigh in on possible scenarios and give us a hard dose of reality.

Guests:

Andrew Koch, Washington Bureau Chief of Jane's Defense Weekly

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

Daryl Press, Consultant to the Defense Department and Professor of Government at Dartmouth College

John Reppert, Brigadier General United States Army, now executive director for Research at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

This program aired on March 24, 2003. The audio for this program is not available.

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