Difference between revisions of "All We Are Saying... Is Give Petraeus a Chance"

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|quote="The fact is that President Bush has, as he was widely and correctly urged to do, changed strategy. He's put a new commander, General Petraeus, in charge. Petraeus thinks the new plan can work, with the support of additional troops. He'll be confirmed by the Senate and sent out to the theater this week. Members of Congress should ask themselves, "What can we do to help Petraeus succeed?""
 
|quote="The fact is that President Bush has, as he was widely and correctly urged to do, changed strategy. He's put a new commander, General Petraeus, in charge. Petraeus thinks the new plan can work, with the support of additional troops. He'll be confirmed by the Senate and sent out to the theater this week. Members of Congress should ask themselves, "What can we do to help Petraeus succeed?""
 
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{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|United States should increase troop levels|for}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|United States should increase troop levels|for}}

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Author(s) Frederick W. Kagan
Source The Weekly Standard
Date January 22, 2007
URL http://weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/013/194yihpa.asp
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Quotes-start.png "The fact is that President Bush has, as he was widely and correctly urged to do, changed strategy. He's put a new commander, General Petraeus, in charge. Petraeus thinks the new plan can work, with the support of additional troops. He'll be confirmed by the Senate and sent out to the theater this week. Members of Congress should ask themselves, "What can we do to help Petraeus succeed?"" Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position United States should increase troop levels on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.