Season 4 Episode 6

The Call Up / A Tough Act to Follow

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Feb 11, 2005 on PBS
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The Call Up / A Tough Act to Follow
While the war in Iraq carries on the United States Army struggles to obtain new troops, and has resorted to "backdoor drafting", which many say is unfair to the soldiers who's tours are extended and the semi retired soldiers who are reinstated. Next, NOW will give you a firsthand glimpse of an area known as the Triangle of Death that is located just south of Baghdad. U.S. Marines have been battling alongside the Iraqi National Guard, to keep rebels at bay, and have created a sense of comradery between each other. Now the question being asked is what will happen once America has stepped back from the scene?moreless

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