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Blogging Baghdad aims to provide a dynamic look at the story behind the story of covering the news in Iraq. Online entries – from text to video blogs – will detail the realities of daily life for ordinary Iraqis, American troops and the media living and working in a 24 hour war zone.

Regular contributors include NBC News correspondents, producers and staff on assignment in Iraq.

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Fighting terrorism on the water

N_iraq_troops_061004amongVIDEO: 2nd Brigade Combat Team engineers from the U.S. Army's 4th Infantry Division search for insurgents and weapons caches on the Euphrates River in the Triangle of Death, south of Baghdad.

This video is from February 2006 and had otherwise hit the cutting room floor until NBC News Producer Adrienne Mong and soundman Rob Moro called it to our attention and suggested we post it on the blog. NBC News' Kevin Burke was the cameraman on the story and shot the incredible video of this unique waterborne military mission on the Euphrates River.

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