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||Los Angeles Times
||November 8, 2006
||"The only real hope of restoring order in the short term is to send American reinforcements. Unfortunately, pacifying the entire country would probably require 400,000 to 500,000 troops, an obvious nonstarter. A smaller number — 25,000 to 50,000 — might suffice to control Baghdad, but, in the current political climate, it seems unlikely that even that many will be sent."
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This item argues against the position Coalition troops should pull out on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.
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