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Iraqi Strikes Slow Advance of Troops, Supplies

Iraqi militias continue to attack American and British forces along a 200-mile stretch of the Euphrates valley. Allied troops successfully repulse the attacks, but the unexpected resistance is changing the timetable for the U.S.-led advance on Baghdad. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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Mike Shuster is an award-winning diplomatic correspondent and roving foreign correspondent for NPR News. He is based at NPR West, in Culver City, CA. When not traveling outside the U.S., Shuster covers issues of nuclear non-proliferation and weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the Pacific Rim.