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General: Former Baathists Supporting Iraqi Rebels from Syria
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General: Former Baathists Supporting Iraqi Rebels from Syria

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General: Former Baathists Supporting Iraqi Rebels from Syria

General: Former Baathists Supporting Iraqi Rebels from Syria
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The top U.S. military commander in the Middle East says the upcoming Iraqi elections will mark a vital step ahead for the battered country. Gen. John Abizaid also says that Syria should do more to stop former Iraqi Baath party members from supporting the insurgency from that country.

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