KUT, Iraq (CNN) -- The 1st Battalion of the 7th Marines secured two sites Thursday on the outskirts of Kut, an ancient city whose location on the
Tigris River about 40 miles south of Baghdad makes it strategically important....
Does anyone know if any US forces have secured the large dams on the Tigris and Euphrates? If not, US forces are still vulnerable if these dams are
blown and floods many areas, at least cutting off advancing US spearheads and blocking these bridges that we currently hold.
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