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Bush Suggests U.S. Deployment in Liberia Likely

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Bush Suggests U.S. Deployment in Liberia Likely

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Bush Suggests U.S. Deployment in Liberia Likely

Bush Suggests U.S. Deployment in Liberia Likely

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Meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, President Bush indicates U.S. troops will likely be sent into Liberia to enforce a cease-fire between rebel forces and the government. But Bush stresses that the U.S. role will be limited in scope and tenure, and says U.S. troops will not be under U.N. command. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.