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July 1, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A U.S. F-16 warplane in the skies over southern Iraq fired a missile Tuesday at an antiaircraft battery after the Iraqis locked their radar on at least four British patrol planes, U.S. and British officials disclosed. Clinton administration officials characterized the early morning encounter as an isolated incident, saying it was unclear if Iraqi military personnel were acting on instructions from Baghdad. But some U.S.
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July 1, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A U.S. F-16 warplane in the skies over southern Iraq fired a missile Tuesday at an antiaircraft battery after the Iraqis locked their radar on at least four British patrol planes, U.S. and British officials disclosed. Clinton administration officials characterized the early morning encounter as an isolated incident, saying it was unclear if Iraqi military personnel were acting on instructions from Baghdad. But some U.S.
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