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Rumsfeld: U.S. May Send More Troops to Iraq

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Rumsfeld: U.S. May Send More Troops to Iraq

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Rumsfeld: U.S. May Send More Troops to Iraq

Rumsfeld: U.S. May Send More Troops to Iraq

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Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld considers dispatching more U.S. troops to Iraq in an effort to curb anti-American attacks. Since May 1, 25 Americans have been killed in the country. Rumsfeld, who originally called for scaling back the U.S. force in Iraq, says he will seek advice from Gen. Richard Myers and civilian administrator Paul Bremer on U.S. troop needs in the weeks ahead. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.