Friday, April 20, 2007


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Iraq Pullout Would Lead To Bloodbath, Bush Warns

Bush: Sectarian Killings Drop in Baghdad

Army General Says Security in Baghdad Has Lost Traction

A day after a wave of car bombings killed more than 150 civilians and injured almost 200 others in Baghdad, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates asserted today that the U.S. commitment to the Iraq war is not open-ended.

Training Iraqi troops no longer driving force in U.S. policy

Military planners have abandoned the idea that standing up Iraqi troops will enable American soldiers to start coming home soon and now believe that U.S. troops will have to defeat the insurgents and secure control of troubled provinces.

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