Lesson Title: 

Is the US Army's Next Step an Immediate Attack on the City? Or Will It Position Itself Around the City and Wait for Reinforcements?

This article discusses the US Army's next step after its Third Infantry Division and the Marine Corps' First Division inflicted heavy losses upon Iraq's Republican Guard and approached Baghdad -- whether to attack Baghdad immediately or to position itself around the city and wait for reinforcements.


  • Chinese, Mandarin (Traditional)


  • Defense/Security

ILR Level: 

  • 1+/2

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Advanced-Mid, Advanced-Low, Intermediate-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Skills Builder Learning Object

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