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More Troops for Iraq?

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More Troops for Iraq?

More Troops for Iraq?

More Troops for Iraq?

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U.S. military commanders warn that the days leading up to the transfer of sovereignty in Iraq could be the bloodiest yet, and they're asking for more troops. Would increased troop levels provide the stability and security needed in Iraq?

Guests:

Eric Westervelt
*NPR's Pentagon correspondent

Lawrence (Larry) Korb
*Senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Senior Adviser to the Center for Defense Information
*Served as assistant secretary of defense (manpower, reserve affairs, installations and logistics) from 1981 through 1985

Andy Kohut
*The director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Charles Pena
*Director of defense policy studies at Cato Institute

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