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NPR's Tom Gjelten reports there's no question the U.S. military presence in Iraq is huge, but some are wondering whether the Pentagon's war plan has the right balance of air and ground forces. Defense officials say yes, and that the U.S. forces in Iraq are tremendously flexible. Critics worry there's too much emphasis on air power and technology and not enough back-up for troops on the ground.

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