U.S. Teams Seek to Kill Iraqi Elite

(Washington Post) U.S. covert teams have been operating in urban areas in Iraq trying to kill members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, including Baath Party officials and Special Republican Guard commanders, according to U.S. and other knowledgeable officials. The covert teams, from the CIA's paramilitary division and the military's special operations group, include snipers and demolition experts schooled in setting house and car bombs. They have reportedly killed more than a handful of individuals.

2003-04-01 00:00:00

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