The IED: Weapon of Choice
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The IED: Weapon of Choice

Washington Post staff writer Rick Atkinson details how the improvised explosive device (IED) has become the weapon of choice for insurgents and the primary threat to U.S. troops in Iraq. Retired Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, director of the Joint IED Defeat Organization, details the U.S. military's efforts to combat the greatest killer of U.S. troops in Iraq.Video: Amanda Zamora, Akira Hakuta & Pierre Kattar/washingtonpost.comEditor: Jonathan Forsythe/washingtonpost.com

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