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Change of Command in Iraq

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Change of Command in Iraq

Change of Command in Iraq

Change of Command in Iraq

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The Pentagon has confirmed that Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq, will give up his command this summer. Officials deny the move is related to allegations that Sanchez knew about abuses at the Abu Ghraib prison.

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Thomas Ricks
*Military correspondent with The Washington Post

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