Difference between revisions of "Bush must call for reinforcements in Iraq"

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|quote="Instead of looking for a face-saving way to lose in Iraq, President Bush could finally demand of his top advisers a strategy to succeed: provide the US force levels necessary to achieve even minimal political objectives. This could begin by increasing US troops in Iraq by at least 50,000 in order to clear and hold Baghdad without shifting troops from other parts of Iraq."
 
|quote="Instead of looking for a face-saving way to lose in Iraq, President Bush could finally demand of his top advisers a strategy to succeed: provide the US force levels necessary to achieve even minimal political objectives. This could begin by increasing US troops in Iraq by at least 50,000 in order to clear and hold Baghdad without shifting troops from other parts of Iraq."
 
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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}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|Coalition troops should pull out|against}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|Coalition troops should pull out|against}}

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Author(s) Robert Kagan
Source Financial Times
Date November 12, 2006
URL http://www.ft.com/cms/s/8a848c2e-7278-11db-a5f5-0000779e2340.html
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Quotes-start.png "Instead of looking for a face-saving way to lose in Iraq, President Bush could finally demand of his top advisers a strategy to succeed: provide the US force levels necessary to achieve even minimal political objectives. This could begin by increasing US troops in Iraq by at least 50,000 in order to clear and hold Baghdad without shifting troops from other parts of Iraq." 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.


This item argues against the position Coalition troops should pull out on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.