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Calls for More U.S. Troops in Iraq Intensify

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Calls for More U.S. Troops in Iraq Intensify

Calls for More U.S. Troops in Iraq Intensify

Calls for More U.S. Troops in Iraq Intensify

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The recent attacks on the Jordanian embassy and the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad revive calls for an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Iraq. But the Pentagon says it has no plans to send in reinforcements, arguing that more Iraqis need to be pressed into policing and security roles. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.

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