FIGHTING INTENSIFIES

So far, so good. Financial Times reports US forces have control of key parts of Baghdad, have captured Republican Guard headquarters, and cut off the major egress routes.



US advances into Baghdad after a night of bombing in southern and eastern parts of the capital.
Reuters photo/Financial Times

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