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White House Revamps Iraq Strategy

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White House Revamps Iraq Strategy

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White House Revamps Iraq Strategy

White House Revamps Iraq Strategy

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The Bush administration re-organizes its effort to rebuild Iraq, creating the "Iraq Stabilization Group," headed by National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. The move gives the White House a greater role — and the Pentagon a smaller one — in postwar planning for Iraq. Critics say the change is welcome, but overdue. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.

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