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Iraq's Military Applies Lessons Learned from Gulf War

The level of Iraqi resistance takes U.S. planners by surprise, but Arab military analysts say they expected Saddam Hussein to rely more on guerilla tactics in the current war. In the 1991 Gulf War, Saddam used conventional war strategies and was quickly defeated. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

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Michael Sullivan is NPR's Senior Asia Correspondent. He moved to Hanoi to open NPR's Southeast Asia Bureau in 2003. Before that, he spent six years as NPR's South Asia correspondent based in but seldom seen in New Delhi.