Earlier this month CBS' Lara Logan told us that the USArmy had no intention of fighting house to house against the Mahdi Army in Baghdad's Sadr City. Instead its attacks are confined to those outskirts from which the militia's mortars could reach the diplomatic Green Zone. Now ABC's Ryan Owens updates us on that effort. He accompanied Gen Jeffrey Hammond to those outskirts, where a line has been drawn as the limit of the mortars' range. Along it a wall is being built, behind which the Mahdi Army can patrol with impunity but from which the Green Zone cannot be reached. Hammond instructed his men to "create an East Berlin-West Berlin sort of effect."
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